The 2006 Champions Italy take on the 1966 winners England in what will be another intriguing battle in this year’s Group Stage. This June 14 encounter will be one of the most watched World Cup group game since two of the title contenders of this World Cup take on each other. The Group D, also involving strong teams such as Uruguay and Costa Rica, will one of the closely contested group in the 2014 World Cup as all the four teams have a chance to go through to the elimination stage.

The star studded English lineup who has often faltered at crucial moments in the World Cup will hope that the young team can bring some glory to the nation that has waited so long for a World Cup trophy. On the other hand, Italy will bank on there ever strong defense, about which Gianluigi Buffon says “You will have to sweat to beat Italy”. Whatever be the result, it promises to be another cracker of a game in this year’s group stage, and it will be hard to pick a winner.

Here is a look at England vs Italy 2014 World Cup Date Time Telecast Channels Starting X1.

England vs Italy 2014 World Cup

England vs Italy 2014 World Cup Date

June 14, 2014

England vs Italy 2014 World Cup Kick Off Time

GMT: 10:00 pm

Indian Standard Time: 3:30 am (June 15)

USA: 6:00 pm

Brazil: 7:00 pm

England vs Italy 2014 World Cup Telecast Channels

Australia: SBS


Germany: ARD, ZDF

France: TF1, beIN Sports, Germany: ARD, ZDF

Brazil: Rede Globo, Fix Sports, ESPN, Band Sports

Singapore: Mediacorp, Singtel

Canada: CBC, Sportsnet, TVA, Eastlink TV

Norway: NRK, TV2


Italy: Sky Italia

India: Sony Six

Spain: Mediaset Espana, Gol Television

Netherlands: NOS

England vs Italy 2014 World Cup Other Information

City: Manaus

Stadium: Arena Amazonia

Capacity: 42,374

Home Team: England

Away Team: Italy

England Coach: Roy Hodgson

Italy Coach: Cesar Prandelli

England Expected Starting X1:

Joe Hart

Glen Johnson – Gary Cahill – Ryan Shawcross – Leighton Baines

Ross Barkley – Steven Gerrard

Adam Lallana – Wayne Rooney – Raheem Sterling

 Daniel Sturridge


Italy Expected Starting X1:

Gianluigi Buffon

Ignazio Abate – Andrea Barzagli – Giorgio Chiellini – Mattia de Sciglio

Daniele de Rossi – Andrea Pirlo – Riccardo Montolivo

Ciro Immobile – Mario Balotelli – Giuseppe Rossi

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