On Wednesday, July 7, and Thursday, July 8, the UEFA EURO 2020 semi-finals will be held at Wembley Stadium in London, Italy vs Spain in Nepali time
Italy has played Spain at the Euros for the fourth time in a row. After a 0-0 quarter-final draw in Vienna, Spain won 4-2 on penalties at UEFA EURO 2008.
They drew 1-1 in the group stage in Gdansk four years later, then played again in the Kyiv final, with Spain winning 4-0. With a 2-0 round of 16 wins at Stade de France, Italy reversed the tables.
They drew 1-1 in Italy in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification and won 3-0 at home, and they have another UEFA Nations League semi-final in Milan scheduled for October.
Italy vs Spain Overview
Italy has only beaten Spain twice in their last 14 meetings in all competitions (D7 L5), a 2-1 friendly win in 2011 and most recently, a 2-0 victory at EURO 2016 in the round of 16, with goals from Giorgio Chiellini and Graziano Pellè.
Italy and Spain have met nine times previously in European Championship/World Cup history, with Italy winning four of these to Spain’s one (D4).
This meeting will make Italy vs Spain the most played fixture among European nations in major tournament history (World Cup/EURO).
This will be the seventh European Championship meeting between Italy and Spain. Indeed, for the fourth consecutive tournament, the two nations are meeting in the knockout stages of the competition, with Spain progressing in 2008 and winning the 2012 final before Italy eliminated them in 2016.
Italy has reached its 12th semi-final at a major tournament (EUROs/World Cup), with only Germany (20) appearing at the final four stages more often amongst all European sides. They have progressed from nine of the previous 11 semi-final ties, including each of the last four, most recently in this competition in 2012 when they eventually lost in the final to Spain (0-4).
Italy vs Spain in Nepali time
|Game||Italy vs Spain|
|Date||Wednesday, July 7|
|Time||12:45 am NST|