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Italy's Antonio Candreva and Italy's coach Antonio Conte during their previous game against Scotland.Reuters

Antonio Conte's Italy take on Finland in their final Euro 2016 warm-up game on Monday at the Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi in Verona, Italy. The Azzurri come into the game following a 1-0 win against Scotland.

Southampton striker Graziano Pelle had scored the only goal of the game.

With Euro 2016 almost around the corner, Italy will be keen to enter the tournament with a good run of form in the friendlies. Conte will be keen not only on seeing his side score more in the match but also use the game as a litmus test to select his best possible starting XI for the European Championship.

"This is our last game before Euro 2016 and clearly it's an important test," Conte was quoted as saying by ESPN. "It's a way for us to check whether the work we've done these past two and a half weeks has sunk in. I need to have answers from some of my players who are recovering from injury too.

"There will be some changes, but not too many because we're getting closer to the European Championship and it's important that we find the right balance."

Finland couldn't be a part of Euro 2016 as they failed to qualify from Group F of the Euro qualifiers. Romania and Northern Ireland progressed to the finals of the event from that group. Having said that, Finland cannot be underestimated at all as they held World No 2 Belgium to a 1-1 draw in their previous international friendly game earlier this month.

"I am extremely satisfied with my team morale," Finland head coach Hans Backe was quoted as saying by FourFourTwo. "I told the players after the [Belgium] game that if in the future we will be able to maintain such a level of desire, we will be able to [take] down anyone."

Where to watch live

Italy vs Finland is scheduled to kick off at 7:45 p.m. BST (12:15 a.m. IST, 2:45 p.m. EST) on June 6.

In India and the UK, there will be no broadcast or live streaming of the game. The live score, however, will be found on Twitter. 

In the US, viewers can catch the game on ESPN 3 USA and ESPN Deportes TV. Online streaming will be available on Watch ESPN.

In Italy, the game will be broadcast on RAI 2 and RAI Uno.

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