UEFA Nations League Final Four: Italy, Belgium, France and Spain will compete for Winner
The 2021 UEFA Nations League Finals will be the final tournament of the 2020–21 edition of the UEFA Nations League, the second season of the international football competition involving the men's national teams of the 55 member associations of UEFA.
The tournament will be held in Italy from 6 to 10 October 2021, and will be contested by the four group winners of Nations League A. The tournament will consist of two semi-finals, a third place play-off and final to determine the champions of the UEFA Nations League.
Portugal fc were the defending champions, having won the inaugural 2019 finals. However, they failed to qualify for the 2021 finals after finishing second in their group behind France fc.
Italy vs Spain Time Schedule
The UEFA Nations League semi-finals will be held on October 7th at 12:15 am India time. This is a classic battle between Italy and Spain. This battle is related to Italy's historical record and Spain's revenge in the UEFA European Championship.
Italy vs Spain last time
Roberto Mancini will lead Azzurri to face Spain in the Nations League semi-finals. The Coach who has created 37 unbeaten matches and won the European Championship this year just made a statement to bring the unbeaten record to next year's 2022 World Cup!
And this year, Armada Invencible, which has sunk in the European Championships this year, vowed to incarnate La Furia Roja and burn the flag of the Roman legion.
In this year's European Championships, Italy also faced a strong enemy Spain in the semifinals, and Italian rising star Federico Chiesa scored the first goal for Italy at 60', but the Spanish fleet adjusted the situation and scored a tie by Alvaro Morata in 80'. The game enters overtime
In the unsuccessful overtime stalemate, the game entered Penalty shoot-out, and Spain was eventually blocked by Buffon's successor Donnarumma and lost the game.
Will the Italian record be broken?
Belgium vs France Time Schedule
In the second semi-finals of the UEFA Nations League semi-finals, France will face Belgium. 1:0 eliminated Belgium, then France shot down dark horse Croatia 4:2 in the final to win the 2018 World Cup
Belgium vs France last time
Belgium vs France last time the two teams met in the 2018 World Cup, and it was also the semi-final meeting. France won a corner kick at 51' and was scored by Samuel Umtiti with a header, while the European Red Devils Belgium lost the game.
Will Belgium succeed in revenge ?
UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin welcomes the start of the 2021 Nations League finals
Welcome to the 2021 UEFA Nations League finals.
This is a memorable year for European national team football. The summer brought us a superb UEFA EURO 2020 which met all our expectations – it was indeed a tournament for the ages, captivating football fans in Europe and beyond.
Now, the spotlight switches to Europe’s other premium national team event, the UEFA Nations League finals, the climax to the second edition of this exciting and attractive competition. And, by happy coincidence, Italy, whose national team emerged victorious at EURO 2020, will be hosting the Nations League festival of football.
A distinguished quartet – our Italian hosts, Belgium, France and Spain – promise to provide us with football action of the highest calibre.
The UEFA Nations League reflects the desire of UEFA and its 55 member associations to further enhance the quality and status of the national team game across Europe. We have no doubt that these finals will prove to be a resounding success, not least owing to the vast experience that the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) has of hosting the biggest football occasions.
I would like to close by also thanking everyone for their part in helping to bring the latest UEFA Nations League competition to its conclusion. It has been a remarkable effort in difficult and unprecedented circumstances, and I am sure that we will be rewarded by a tournament to remember.
Enjoy the action – may the best team win!
Aleksander Čeferin, UEFA President