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How to watch, what to watch for Friday, July 2 Euro 2021 quarterfinals schedule

We take a look at how to watch and what to watch for during Friday’s quarterfinal play at UEFA’s European Championship.

Belgium v Portugal - UEFA Euro 2020: Round of 16
Axel Witsel of Belgium celebrates with Romelu Lukaku of Belgium after winning the UEFA Euro 2020 Championship Round of 16 match between Belgium and Portugal at Estadio La Cartuja on June 27, 2021 in Seville, Spain.
Photo by Vincent Van Doornick/Isosport/MB Media/Getty Images

Euro 2020 moves into the quarterfinal round Friday as Spain and Switzerland meet in the early game before tournament favorites Italy and Belgium square off in the late afternoon match.

Spain’s talented but inexperienced group will square off with a veteran Swiss outfit that pulled off a stunning comeback against the defending World Cup champions France. Italy and Belgium will feature some of the world’s top players, including Romelu Lukaku, Kevin De Bruyne and Ciro Immobile.

Euro 2021 Friday, July 2 schedule

Spain vs. Switzerland

Time: 12 p.m.
TV channel: ESPN
Live stream: WatchESPN, ESPN
Moneyline odds: Spain -160, Tie +285, Switzerland +500
Total goals: Over 2.5 (-105)

Italy vs. Belgium

Time: 3 p.m.
TV channel: ESPN
Live stream: WatchESPN, ESPN
Moneyline odds: Italy +135, Tie +205, Belgium +240
Total goals: Over 2.5 (+130)

Best Bet: Belgium to advance (+115)

Italy has been a buzzsaw in the tournament, scoring goals for fun while only conceding a solo score to Austria in extra time of its round of 16 game. Belgium has the talent to match Italy and should be able to bottle up things better than Italy’s group stage counterparts. This will be the biggest test for the Azzurri defensively. Add Belgium’s desperation to give its golden generation a title and the Red Devils are a good pick to advance.

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