England recall Trippier for Euro final


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In Summary

  • Kieran Trippier has been recalled to the starting line-up for England's Euro 2020 final against Italy on Sunday.

  • The Atletico Madrid full-back replaces Arsenal's Bukayo Saka in the only change from the side that started the semi-final win over Denmark.

Kieran Trippier has been recalled to the starting line-up for England’s Euro 2020 final against Italy on Sunday.

The Atletico Madrid full-back replaces Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka in the only change from the side that started the semi-final win over Denmark.

It will see England revert to the three-man defence that featured in their 2-0 last-16 win against Germany.

Gareth Southgate’s men will become the first England side to lift a European Championship if they win at Wembley.

England have not won a major tournament since the 1966 World Cup triumph.

Midfielder Phil Foden is not in the squad after suffering a minor knock on Friday.

England XI: Jordan Pickford, Kieran Trippier, Kyle Walker, John Stones, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw, Declan Rice, Kalvin Phillips, Mason Mount, Raheem Sterling, Harry Kane.

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