England vs Italy, Group Stage: World Cup Open Thread

Starting line-ups are in for England. As we mentioned on Twitter a few hours ago, Raheem Sterling starts in place of Adam Lallana. Meanwhile, Gigi Buffon was injured in training, so Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu starts in the net for Team Italia.

For viewers in the United States, here’s where you can watch the game:

• English language: ESPN and WatchESPN
• Spanish language: Univision, Univision Deportes Network and Univision online
• Portuguese language: ESPN Deportes

Starting line-ups:

England: Hart, Johnson, Cahill, Jagielka, Baines, Gerrard, Henderson, Rooney, Sterling, Welbeck, Sturridge

Italy: Sirigu; Chiellini, Barzagli, Paletta, Darmian; De Rossi; Verratti, Pirlo, Marchisio; Candreva; Balotelli

Referee: Sander Van Roekel (Netherlands)

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