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Italian captain Giorgio Chiellini and English captain Harry Kane. AFP / AP

Overview: Kieran Trippier has been called up to the England squad for Sunday’s Euro 2020 final at Wembley against Italy, which has not changed since winning the semi-final on penalties against Spain.

Atletico Madrid full-back Trippier replaces Arsenal winger Bukayo Saka in a change that will see England manager Gareth Southgate return to the five-man defense he used in the 2-0 win over Germany in the last 16.

Trippier has since been used off the bench in wins against Ukraine in the last eight games and against Denmark in the semi-finals on Wednesday.
England are otherwise unchanged and Harry Kane, who scored the game-winning overtime goal against Denmark, is the captain of a side looking to win the country’s first major international tournament since the 1966 World Cup in front of a crowd. expected 67,500 people.

Italy, who themselves aim for a first European Championship title since 1968, continue with the same training that started against Spain with Chelsea’s Emerson Palmieri continuing at left-back in place of injured Leonardo Spinazzola .

Starting lineups:

Italy (4-3-3)

Gianluigi Donnarumma; Giovanni Di Lorenzo, Leonardo Bonucci, Giorgio Chiellini (captain), Emerson Palmieri; Nicolo Barella, Jorginho, Marco Verratti; Federico Chiesa, Ciro Immobile, Lorenzo Insigne
Coach: Roberto Mancini (ITA)

England (5-3-2)

Jordan Pickford; Kieran Trippier, Kyle Walker, John Stones, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw; Declan Rice, Kalvin Phillips, Mason Mount; Harry Kane (captain), Raheem Sterling
Coach: Gareth Southgate (ENG)

Referee: Bjorn Kuipers (NED)

With contributions from AFP

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