ENGLAND and Czech Republic go head-to-head at Wembley tonight in their final Euro 2020 group game.
Both sides have already reached the last-16 after results on Monday night, so this is a straight shoot-out for top spot in Group D.
- Kick-off time: 8pm BST
- TV channel: ITV1
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What time does England vs Czech Republic kick off?
- The match kicks off at 8pm UK time – 9pm in the Czech Republic.
- In the other Group D match, Scotland will take on Croatia simultaneously in Glasgow.
What TV channel is England vs Czech Republic on and can I live stream it?
- England vs Czech Republic is live on ITV1 and ITV2.
- To stream the game live, head to the ITV Hub
Can I watch England vs Czech Republic for free?
- Yes. ITV is free to watch on TV and online for all UK viewers with a TV licence.
- Get your TV licence here.
Czech Republic don't have any injury concerns to worry about and will come into the game fresh, ready and raring to go.
Patrik Schick is set to start again while Alex Kral could play in midfield for the Czechs.
Jack Grealish may finally get his start for England but don't be surprised to see Gareth Southgate stick with the same front four.
Jordan Henderson and Harry Maguire could also feature for the Three Lions, having both recovered from injury.
- James Orr
Jack Grealish is set to be finally unleashed from the start tonight for England against the Czech Republic.
Gareth Southgate is also poised to throw Harry Maguire back into a much-changed XI to build up his fitness ahead of the knockout stages.
England's final game in Group D will be Manchester United captain Maguire's first since he sustained an ankle injury on May 9.
- James Orr
LAST 16 CONFIRMED FIXTURES SO FAR
Saturday, June 26
- Wales vs Denmark, 5pm
- Italy vs Austria, 8pm
Sunday, June 27
- Holland vs 3rd Group D/E/F, 6pm
- Belgium vs 3rd Group A/D/E/F, 8pm
Monday, June 28
- Match five – Runner-up Group D vs Runner-up Group E, 6pm
- Match six – Winner Group F vs 3rd Group A/B/C. 8pm
Tuesday, June 29
- Match seven – Winner Group D vs Runner-up Group F, 6pm
- Match eight – Winner Group E vs 3rd Group A/B/C/D, 8pm
Patrik Schick trained on the Wembley turf last night. The Czech strike sensation – who co-leads the top scorers chart on three goals – will be aiming to add to his total tonight.
And remember one of those goals was from the half-way line against Scotland…
- James Orr
IF ENGLAND LOSE TONIGHT
Should Southgate's side slip up in their final group game and lose to the Czech Republic they could either finish second or third.
That depends if there is a winner from the Scotland vs Croatia clash.
Croatia cannot finish above England – as even if England lose and Croatia win, they would be level on four points and it would come down to head-to-head record, with England having won their meeting 1-0.
However, Scotland could still trump England.
If the Three Lions lose 1-0 against Czech Republic and Scotland beat Croatia 2-0, with both sides on four points and level on goal difference, the Scots would finish second due to having scored more goals.
If England do finish third in their group they could either play Belgium, Holland or Sweden as things stand.
There are multiple possibilities, including:
- Holland vs 3D/E/F – 6pm, Sunday June 27, Budapest
- Belgium vs 3A/D/E/F – 9pm, Sunday June 27, Seville
- 1E vs 3A/B/C/D – 9pm, Tuesday June 29, Glasgow
IF ENGLAND DRAW TONIGHT
If England don't beat the Czech Republic and draw, they will finish SECOND in Group D.
That means they will face the runners up in Group E, which is currently Slovakia – is this the worst draw in the world?
Sweden are currently top of Group E, and Spain and Slovakia can still mathematically win it as well, with the Swedes facing Poland in their final group game.
- 2D vs 2E
- Monday, June 28 at 6pm
- Parken Stadium, Copenhagen
IF ENGLAND WIN TONIGHT
With a victory, Gareth Southgate's side will leapfrog the Czechs, who are leading Group D on goal difference.
As group winners England WOULD play in London against the second-placed team from Group F.
The problem is, that could be any of France, Germany or Portugal – and also Hungary.
- 1D vs 2F
- Tuesday, June 29 at 6pm
- Wembley Stadium, London
WHO WILL ENGLAND PLAY NEXT?
What happens next if England finish Group D 1st, 2nd or even third? Don't worry we've got you covered…
CHILWELL AND MOUNT BREAK SILENCE
Ben Chilwell and Mason Mount will have to self-isolate until June 28, and miss both tonight's and the Last 16 tie.
The FA say they have taken the advice of Public Health England but this morning were left with no choice but to send the pair back to St George's Park.
Though the entire Scotland squad has been cleared to continue playing, the FA were pointed to strict PHE guidelines which state if a person has close contact for more than 15 minutes, then they have to isolate.
Chilwell tweeted: "It’s a tough one to take and I’m gutted but I want to wish the boys all the best tonight in the game.
"I’ll be cheering you all on. I will make sure I am ready for when I can rejoin the squad. Lets go."
Mount added: "I’m absolutely gutted to have to miss tonight’s game.
"I’ll be cheering on the boys as usual and ensuring that I’m ready to go again when called upon. Come on England."
WELCOME FROM WEMBLEY
Gareth Southgate's England take on Czech Republic tonight in their final Euro 2020 group game at Wembley Stadium.
The Three Lions are already through to the Last 16 – however they could still finish THIRD in the group should they lose tonight.
Scotland are taking Croatia at the same time, and must win to progress to the next knockout stage.
Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell will play NO part of tonight’s game for England, having been forced to self-isolate until June 28 after coming into contact with club team-mate Billy Gilmour after Scotland’s 0-0 draw with England on Friday.
Gilmour – who won man of the match for his performance in the game – tested positive for coronavirus following the match.
Breaking his silence, Chilwell wrote: It’s a tough one to take and I’m gutted but I want to wish the boys all the best tonight in the game, I’ll be cheering you all on.
“I will make sure i am ready for when i can rejoin the squad. Lets go.”
Harry Maguire and Jordan Henderson, however, could give England a much-needed injury BOOST and feature tonight ahead of the knockout phase.
While Borussia Dortmund teen star Jude Bellingham, 17, is in line to replace Mount in England’s midfield.
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