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UEFA EURO 2020 LIVE

  • Episode:

    1

  • Title:

    Belgium v Russia

  • Transmission (TX):

    Sat 12 Jun 2021

  • TX Confirmed

    Yes

  • Time

    7.00pm - 10.15pm

  • Week:

    Week 24 2021 : Sat 12 Jun - Fri 18 Jun

  • Channel:

    ITV

  • Published:

    Wed 02 Jun 2021

UEFA EURO 2020 Live: Belgium v Russia (ko 8pm)

Time is running out for Belgium's much lauded 'Golden generation' to deliver on their potential and coach Roberto Martinez will be well aware of this fact as they begin their European Championship campaign against Russia. Kevin de Bruyne's fitness will be a major concern - the Manchester City midfielder fractured his nose and eye socket in his side's Champions League final defeat to Chelsea and he could possibly miss out on this opening match. Striker Romelu Lukaku enjoyed a hugely successful debut Serie A season with Inter Milan and will be keen to add to his impressive international goal tally. The Russians were inspired to raise their game on home soil at the 2018 World Cup, so the St Petersburg crowd will be hoping for more of the same.  

Mark Pougatch is joined by Roy Keane, Ian Wright and Patrick Vieira for coverage of this group B game, with commentary from Sam Matterface and Lee Dixon.