Italy vs Austria LIVE: Euro 2020 latest score, goals and updates from fixture tonight

Italy are taking on Austria at Wembley in the last-16 of Euro 2020. The Azzurri’s sparkling start to the championship has established Roberto Mancini’s side as one of the favourites, but the Austrians are into the knockout phase for the first time ever after finally ending their Euros drought with two group-stage wins.

Mancini managed to keep his team’s momentum going despite eight changes to the previous starting XI to claim maximum points against Wales after back-to-back 3-0 victories over Turkey and Switzerland. Their prize for winning Group A is a place in the more challenging side of the draw, as they will face Belgium or Portugal in the next round and then potentially France, Spain or Croatia in a semi-final. The four-time world champions have now recorded 10 straight wins and have not lost since 2018. In fact, the last time Italy failed to keep a clean sheet was in a 1-1 draw with the Netherlands last October – over 1,000 minutes of football ago.

Austria will tackle their first knockout fixture in European Championship history with few fans present in London due to quarantine restrictions. They defeated Ukraine 1-0 last time out and coach Franco Foda is excited about his team’s chances of progressing beyond the first knockout round of a major tournament for the first time since the 1982 World Cup. Follow all the latest updates below.

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Euro 2020: Italy 0 – 0 Austria

27 mins: Austria break on a three-vs-two. Xaver Schlager sweeps forward with the ball, he’s got Arnautovic to his right and Baumgertner to his left. Schlager only needs to play a pass and Austria are in behind. He chooses Arnautovic as the target but sends the ball up to the box too soon and it’s swooped up by Donnarumma in Italy’s goal.

Euro 2020: Italy 0 – 0 Austria

24 mins: Fantastic from Alaba. Barella whips a ball round the corner without looking. It bobbles and bounces too much for Immobile to take control and Alaba sprints back before knocking the ball out of the striker’s way.

Euro 2020: Italy 0 – 0 Austria

21 mins: Austria are holding their own here. They’re aren’t creating much at the top of the pitch but defensively they look solid. Barella attempts to burst down the right side but he’s caught on the ball by Baumgartner, dropping deep to offer another defensive option.

Euro 2020: SAVE! Bachmann denies Italy the opener!

18 mins: Spinazzola is a big threat on the left side, he has been all tournament. He takes on Lainer and sprints past the right back before cutting the ball back into the box. It comes to Barella who takes a first time shot. He cuts across the ball nicely but Bachmann sticks out a leg and blocks the attempt. Good play all round.

Euro 2020: Italy 0 – 0 Austria

15 mins: Verratti has started nicely. He plays a dainty pass into the box for Insigne who takes the ball, opens his body and attempts to slot the ball into the far corner. His aim is a little off and the shot comes straight to Bachmann in goal.

Euro 2020: Italy 0 – 0 Austria

13 mins: Italy are almost in! Verrati wins the ball high up the pitch and pokes it into the left side of the box. Spinazzola runs onto the pass and drills a shot at goal only for it to hit the side netting at the near post.

Euro 2020: Italy 0 – 0 Austria

11 mins: Austria are seeing a good chunk of the ball. Baumgartner switches the play out to the right side where Lainer collects the ball. He fires a cross deep into the box but it goes over Arnautovic’s head and Di Lorenzo is able to clear.

Euro 2020: Italy 0 – 0 Austria

8 mins: It’s been a scrappy, physical, start to the game with Italy giving as good as they get. Immobile dives into a 50-50 challenge with Bachmann and pulls out just before he collides with the Austrian goalkeeper who is fuming about that attempt to win the ball.

Euro 2020: Italy 0 – 0 Austria

6 mins: Francesco Acerbi intercepts a pass and gives the ball to Barella. He feeds it up the pitch with a quality through ball. Ciro Immobile is the target but he’s unable to bring the ball under control and Austria regain possession.

Euro 2020: Italy 0 – 0 Austria

3 mins: Christoph Baumgartner gets in down the left side and flicks a low ball into the box. Marcel Sabitzer misses his attempted shot and the ball comes loose. Marko Arnautovice tries to win it back and jumps at the ball. He dives in on Nicolo Barella and picks up a yellow card!

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