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Italy vs. Spain Euro 2016 live stream: game time, TV channels, and how to watch online

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Spain has looked goooooood, but Italy has surprised in group play. Can Conte pull off the upset?

Croatia v Spain - Group D: UEFA Euro 2016 Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Two knock-out matches today and we’re down to eight teams left in the European Championships. We’ll have separate threads for each match today, since one promises to be an exciting game... and the other involves England.

Italy sent arguably its weakest team to a European Championship in decades, but they’ve come out and performed extremely well in the group stage. Their reward? Spain, which has looked more like the tiki-taka Spanish champions of last decade and is shaping up to be one of the favorites to go deep into the tourney. Antonio Conte, who is using this as a last hurrah with Italy before joining Chelsea this summer, says his side will not be “sacrificial lambs” against Spain. We’ll see about that.

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How to Watch

Italy vs. Spain -- Saint-Denis (6 p.m. CET/12 a.m. ET)
TV: ESPN (USA), ESPN Deportes (USA - Spanish), BBC 1 (UK), TSN (Canada), beIn Sports (Australia), other countries at livesoccertv.com
Streaming: ESPN3/WatchESPN (USA), BBC iPlayer (UK)
Radio: BBC Radio 5Live, TalkSport

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