Is England vs Italy on TV tonight? Channel, kick-off time and how to watch Lionesses friendly

England beat Austria 7-2 on Friday  (The FA via Getty Images)
England beat Austria 7-2 on Friday (The FA via Getty Images)

England are back in action tonight as the Lionesses face Italy in the south of Spain.

Manager Sarina Wiegman is expected to “experiment” in the second of two friendly fixtures, following England’s 7-2 victory over Austria on Friday night.

Beth Mead and Alessia Russo both scored twice, while 20-year-old midfielder Grace Clinton marked her Lionesses debut with a goal.

England have been using a training camp in Marbella to have a look at some players in the Under-23s, who are also in Spain, and there could be further debutants against Italy.

The Lionesses will begin their qualifying campaign for Euro 2025 in April. Here’s everything you need to know before tonight’s fixture.

When is England vs Italy?

The match will kick off at 5pm GMT on Tuesday 27 February at the Estadio Nuevo Mirador in Algeciras.

Is it on TV?

England’s fixture will be shown live on ITV 4 and online on ITV X, with coverage starting from 4:15pm.

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What is the England team news?

Grace Clinton is handed another start in midfield after scoring against Austria. The 20-year-old will line up alongside Georgia Stanway and Keira Walsh, who returns to midfield. Lotte Wubben-Moy partners Alex Greenwood in defence, with Lucy Bronze coming in at right back.

There’s just one change in the forward line as Chloe Kelly replaces Beth Mead on the right. Mary Earps is back in goal but Walsh captains the side. Fran Kirby is unavailable due to injury.

Confirmed line-up

England XI: Earps: Bronze, Wubben-Moy, Greenwood, Charles; Walsh, Stanway, Clinton; Kelly, Russo, Hemp