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Spain open their campaign against Sweden (AFP via Getty Images)

Spain open their campaign against Sweden (AFP via Getty Images)

Spain take on Sweden in Seville tonight as both teams kick off their Euro 2020 journey.

With Spain favourites to top the group despite their disrupted preparations, Sweden will be desperate to earn a result that would to place them in pole position to escape Group E.

FOLLOW LIVE: Team news and all the action as Spain face Sweden

The issues surrounding Luis Enrique’s squad have been well-documented, with captain Sergio Busquets testing positive for Covid-19.

La Roja have called up 17 players to train in a ‘parallel bubble’ – but Sweden have had issues, too, as both Dejan Kulusevski and Mattias Svanburg tested positive for Covid themselves.

Here’s everything you need to know about the match:

When is it?

The fixture will kick-off at 8pm BST at Estadio La Cartuja in Seville, Spain.

How can I watch it?

The match is live on BBC One, with coverage starting from 7.30pm BST. It can also be streamed online via BBC iPlayer.

Confirmed line-ups

Spain: Unai Simon; M Llorente, Pau Torres, Laporte, Alba; Rodri, Pedri, Koke; Dani Olmo, F Torres, Morata

Sweden: Olsen; Lustig, Lindelof, Danielson, Augustinsson; Larsson, Ekdal, Olsson, Forsberg; Berg, Isak


Spain: 4/9

Draw: 16/5

Sweden: 13/2


Spain are no longer the force of old and they have suffered an awful run up to the tournament as coronavirus has thrown their camp into disarray. Sweden are intriguing, and I think they force a draw in Seville. 1-1.

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