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Turkey-Italy injury updates captain Immobile

By Josh Barker

Published: June 10, 2021 11:00 pm

Last Updated: June 11, 2021 7:31 am

Euro Fantasy Football Daily: June 11th updates

The wait is over, and Euro 2020 is final here.

On the opening day we will see just one tie, which will be played out at the Stadio Olimpico where Turkey and Italy face off in a Group A clash.

Italy, Turkey, Switzerland and Wales makeup said group, with Italy the favourites to both top Group A and win Friday’s game.

Turkey vs Italy will kick off at 8 PM UK time.

Ahead of Friday’s match, 101 are bringing you everything you need to know about Italy and Turkey from a Euro Fantasy Football perspective.

This will be a daily feature on our site covering all Euro Fantasy Football action, so make sure to check back tomorrow for new updates.

BOLOGNA, ITALY – JUNE 04: Ciro Immobile #17 of Italy celebrates with his team-mates after scoring the opening goal during the international friendly match between Italy and Czech Republic at on June 04, 2021 in Bologna, Italy. (Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)

Injury news

Heading into the Euro 2020 opener Italy, have a couple of injury concerns.

Marco Verratti did not feature in either of Italy’s recent friendlies and has been training alone after he suffered a knee injury several weeks ago.

Elsewhere, Alessandro Florenzi had been expected to start for Italy this weekend, but the right-back recently suffered a muscular issue which has made his inclusion vs Turkey less nailed on.

The defender does seem a lot more likely to feature than Verratti but it is one to keep an eye on.

Turkey, meanwhile, currently have no new injury concerns, with Cenk Tosun – who has missed out on the tournament through injury – the only noticeable absentee.

Top 3 players to pick: Donnarumma, Immobile & Insigne

As already discussed, Italy are the favourites to win this tie, so their stars are likely to be your best options for your Euro Fantasy Football team on Friday.

And 101 have picked out the three best…

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