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Euro 2020: How can I watch the final England vs Italy in Australia for free? Optus offer

Australian soccer fanatics will be able to watch Monday morning’s Euro 2020 final against England and Italy totally free.

Optus Sport, who have the streaming rights to the tournament, said they will allow anyone Down Under to watch the highly-anticipated clash without subscribing.

Normally, matches are only reserved for customers of the telco who are paid subscribers, but with the Three Lions on the cusp of winning their first international tournament since 1966 a, Optus is allowing anyone Down Under to log on and watch.

Kick-off will begin on Monday, July 12, at 5am (AEST) available on mobile and tablet devices, web browsers, Fetch, Apple TV, Chromecast and select Smart TVs and media streaming devices. 

An Optus Sport account is not required to watch the final from Wembley Stadium. 

Australian soccer fanatics will be able to watch Monday morning’s Euro 2020 final against England and Italy totally free. Pictured: England celebrating their semi final win on Wednesday against Denmark

HOW TO WATCH ENGLAND VS ITALY IN THE EURO 2020 FINAL? 

Kick-off will begin on Monday, July 12, at 5am (AEST).

It will be available to stream for free on mobile and tablet devices, web browsers, Fetch, Apple TV, Chromecast and select Smart TVs and media streaming devices. 

An Optus Sport account is not required to watch the final from Wembley Stadium. 

Australians can live stream by downloading the Optus Sport app or by going to https://sport.optus.com.au on a compatible web browser 

Inside the Optus Sport app, can click on the green ‘Free’ tag on the match tile 

On some platforms such as the Optus Sport Connected TV apps, viewers may be prompted to log in with an Optus Sport account. 

Viewers should create a free account viasport.optus.com.au/register – they will not need to purchase a subscription 

On Fetch, viewers can access the live stream of those matches via ‘Optus Sport Free’ channel 154 in their EPG

Odds makers have the Azzurri as slight betting favourites over England as they have not lost a match in their past 33 consecutive games.

Their success if largely credited to their dynamic midfield of Marco Verratti, Nicolò Barella and Jorginho who have tormented opposition with their tough tackling and superb passing game.

But the English attack, lead by Harry Kane, and featuring the likes of Raheem Sterling and Jack Grealish, have proved they can score late goals when they need them.

Defensively the English have also showed they are happy to sit and hold teams at bay, only conceding one goal in their six matches at the tournament.

‘Australians can access the free to watch live stream by downloading the Optus Sport app on a compatible device or going to https://sport.optus.com.au on a compatible web browser,’ Optus said in a statement.

‘Inside the Optus Sport app, live matches that are free to watch without a subscription will be marked with a green ‘Free’ tag on the match tile (which appears to users without a premium subscription).

On some platforms such as the Optus Sport Connected TV apps, viewers may be prompted to log in with an Optus Sport account. 

‘Viewers should create a free account viasport.optus.com.au/register – they will not need to purchase a subscription,’ Optus said. 

Two Italian supporters dance in Piccadilly Circus, central London, ahead of the England football team playing in the UEFA Euro 2020 Final on Sunday

Two Italian supporters dance in Piccadilly Circus, central London, ahead of the England football team playing in the UEFA Euro 2020 Final on Sunday

Normally, matches are only reserved for customers of the telco who are paid subscribers but with the Three Lions on the cusp of winning their first international tournament since 1966 a, Optus is allowing anyone Down Under to log on and watch. Pictured: England supporters back into pubs and clubs in Central London

Normally, matches are only reserved for customers of the telco who are paid subscribers but with the Three Lions on the cusp of winning their first international tournament since 1966 a, Optus is allowing anyone Down Under to log on and watch. Pictured: England supporters back into pubs and clubs in Central London 

England fans celebrate England's victory against Denmark in Trafalgar Square Fans watch England v Denmark, EURO 2020 Trafalgar Square Fan Zone, London

England fans celebrate England’s victory against Denmark in Trafalgar Square Fans watch England v Denmark, EURO 2020 Trafalgar Square Fan Zone, London

‘On Fetch, viewers can access the live stream of those matches via ‘Optus Sport Free’ channel 154 in their EPG.’    

Optus Head of TV and Content Corin Dimopoulos said that with the likes of Harry Kane and Lorenzo Insigne to be in action across the Euro finals, all Australians can now watch these three live matches on Optus Sport for free without a subscription.

‘We recognise that a lot of the country is currently restricted when it comes to going round to friends’ houses or to a venue to watch games together, and we are therefore pleased to provide as many Australians as we can with the opportunity to enjoy the last three tournament games in the comfort of every home.’

Supporters gathered in London's Leicester Square to celebrate England's first major final in more than half a century

Supporters gathered in London’s Leicester Square to celebrate England’s first major final in more than half a century

England's Harry Kane celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the Euro 2020 soccer semifinal match between England and Denmark at Wembley stadium in London, Wednesday, July 7, 2021

England’s Harry Kane celebrates after scoring his side’s second goal during the Euro 2020 soccer semifinal match between England and Denmark at Wembley stadium in London, Wednesday, July 7, 2021 

Socceroos legend John Aloisi will be part of the Optus coverage which will feature an enormous hour-long pre-game show at 4am (AEST) and an extensive 90 minutes of post-match reaction and analysis.   

‘UEFA EURO 2020 might have been postponed by twelve months due to the pandemic, but it has certainly been worth waiting for,’ Aloisi said.

‘The Round of 16 was about as captivating as an international tournament has been in my lifetime, with plenty of shock results, late equalisers and winners, and even the customary penalty shootout we’ve come to expect.

‘The quarter-finals picked up right where the Round of 16 left off, and these are some of the most eagerly anticipated semi-finals we’ve ever seen, so it’s great to know that all Australians will have access to watch them both, as well as the final, live and free, exclusive to Optus Sport.’ 

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