Italy v England Betting: Three Lions marginal favourites for Euros win

England manager Gareth Southgate celebrates
Gareth Southgate celebrates England's reaching their first final for 55 years

Get all the Italy v England Euro 2020 final odds after Gareth Southgate's men edged past Denmark on a dramatic night at Wembley says Joe Dyer...

"As for which team lifts the trophy - whether in 90 mins, extra-time or penalties - it's England 1.9310/11 and Italy 2.111/10."

Get set for another nailbiting night at Wembley.

Because whichever way you look at the Betfair odds, they point to an ultra-close, ultra-competitive game on Sunday night.

The match odds has England at 2.89/5, Italy 3.052/1 and the draw 3.185/40.

As for which team lifts the trophy - whether in 90 mins, extra-time or penalties - it's England 1.9310/11 and Italy 2.111/10.

After two semi-finals that went into extra time, we seem set for another tight one.

Kane fires England into final

England advanced into the final on Wednesday thanks to a 2-1 defeat of Denmark, Harry Kane scoring the decisive goal in the 104th minute after pouncing on his own saved penalty to slot the ball home.

Denmark had gone ahead in the semi-final, weathering England's early storm and troubling the home side before Mikkel Damsgaard placed a stunning free-kick past Jordan Pickford in the 30th minute. It was the first goal England have conceded in the tournament.

Gareth Southgate's men reacted well and equalised nine minutes later, Kane putting Bukayo Saka in who crossed and forced an own goal from Simon Kjaer who was under pressure from Raheem Sterling.

And it was the Manchester City man who helped England to the win, going down in the penalty area under a challenge from Joakim Maehle. It wasn't the heaviest challenge and the decision has caused the usual post-match debate, but it went to VAR and wasn't over-ruled.

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Kane, usually ice-cool on penalties, saw his weak strike saved by Kasper Schmeichel but the England captain was quick to react and score his fourth goal of Euro 2020 which puts him one off Cristiano Ronaldo and Patrick Schick in the Golden Boot battle.

Having hit 130.0129/1 to be tournament top scorer Kane is now 5.79/2 . He will need a brace in the final to avoid dead-heating in the betting.

Finalists set for ferocious battle

Italy will be formidable opponents. They have looked impressive since beating Turkey 3-0 in the tournament's opening match four weeks ago.

In Giorgio Chiellini they have a charismatic captain who, from the national anthems to the final kick, goes about his business as if it is his destiny to lead his country to glory at Euro 2020. Gianluigi Donnarumma has been a giant in goal for Italy while Federico Chiesa and Lorenzo Insigne have looked more threatening in attack as the tournament has gone on.

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That said, Spain were superior to Italy for long periods of their semi-final before the Azzurri eventually won on penalties. On the Sportsbook you can get 7/2 on the final being settled by shootout. Italy, it is often said, find a way to win.

But so do Gareth Southgate's England team and Sunday's final is a truly mouthwatering prospect. It will be tense, dramatic and by the end we will have all been put through the emotional wringer once again.

On Betting.Betfair we will have bags of coverage in the build-up over the next few days with our experts covering every betting angle to bring you their tips.

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