Euro 2024: Where to watch a free Italy vs. Switzerland live stream from anywhere

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    Mattia Zaccagni’s 98th minute equaliser against Croatia propelled Italy into the next round at Euro 2024.

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    You won’t want to miss Euro 2024’s first game in the last 16 knockout round, as the Italian holders aren’t going down without a fight despite failing to qualify for the last two World Cups. We have everything you need to know about where to watch an Italy vs. Switzerland live stream for free, wherever you are in the world – and every fixture for that matter, as shown in our guide on where to watch Euro 2024 live streams for free.

    The Azzuri champions are way down the list of favorites, but they’ve been entertaining to watch, needing a 98th-minute goal against Croatia to secure progression. Switzerland will be tough to beat, though, as they recently held Germany to a 1-1 draw. 

    If the game is behind a streaming subscription’s premium paywall in your country, we can provide free alternatives from other nations in the box below. You’ll need a VPN to access any free Italy vs. Switzerland live stream options outside their original broadcast country. But we can help you with that. These super useful apps are an essential tool in any sports fan’s arsenal as they unlock global streaming options from anywhere on the planet by letting you digitally switch your location to stream content from other countries. Without one, you’ll hit a geo-block and won’t be able to watch the live streams. The VPN we’ve picked out comes with a risk-free 30-day money-back guarantee.

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    Where to watch Italy vs. Switzerland: quick links

    Access FREE live streams internationally via ExpressVPN (try it risk-free for 30 days)UK: BBC iPlayer (FREE)USA: FS1 – Sling Blue ($45 $20 for first month) / Fubo (7-day free trial) Ireland: RTE2 (FREE)Italy: Rai1 (FREE)Canada: TSN ($20 per month)Australia: Optus Sport ($25 per month)When: Today, 12 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. BST / 12 a.m. AWST 

    How to watch free Italy vs. Switzerland live streams from anywhere 

    With a quick and easy workaround, you can catch all Euro 2024 action for free, including Italy vs. Switzerland today. This game will be shown on the UK’s BBC iPlayer, which is hosting numerous matches throughout Euro 2024. ITVX will cover the other games in the UK. 

    Geo-blocking would usually stop viewers not currently in the UK from watching, but you can access these free Euro 2024 live streams from anywhere on the planet through a VPN.

    A VPN virtually changes your devices’ location, so apps and websites think you’re connecting from servers within those countries. In the case of today’s Italy vs. Switzerland live stream, you can connect through a UK server, and the BBC will let you in with no fuss after creating a free email login.

    Don’t have a VPN? There’s a fantastic offer right now on the best VPN we’ve tested and have been using for years for streaming and beefing up our online security. You can pick up ExpressVPN, save 49% on the usual price, and get three months for free. It’s the best investment in your sports-watching future if you want to watch more international sports streams, like free coverage of the Olympics and Wimbledon this summer. If you’re unsatisfied, there’s a hassle-free 30-day money-back guarantee. Want to learn more about the product? Take a look at our ExpressVPN review.

    How to watch Italy vs. Switzerland with a VPN

    Sign up for a VPN if you don’t have one.Install it on the device you’re using to watch this Euro 2024 game.Turn it on and set it to the relevant location.Go to BBC (UK), RTE2 (Ireland), Rai1 (Italy).Sign in/create a free login and watch the matches.When: Today, 12 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. BST / 12 a.m. AWST 

    Where to watch Italy vs. Switzerland in the USA

    Fox/FS1 has picked up the rights to all remaining games in the USA, including Italy vs. Switzerland. If you don’t have access to Fox, the cheapest way to get it is via Sling, specifically its Blue tier. The first month’s fee is $20, down from $45, and a month will cover you nicely for the tournament as the final is set for July 14. You’re then free to cancel the service if you wish, as it runs on a one-month rolling contract.

    Or, if you use a VPN, you can watch all of the Euro 2024 matches for free using the UK option, as described above.

    Fubo is your next best option. It’s more expensive, though, with one-month subs starting at $79.99. It does start with a 7-day free trial, at least, and has the widest selection of games for baseball fans, too.

    Where to watch Italy vs. Switzerland live in the UK

    As with all Euro and World Cup tournaments, plus the rugby’s Six Nations, the Olympics, Wimbledon, and more, you can see all the Euros action for free via the BBC and ITV in the UK on TV or via streaming apps. BBC specifically has the free Italy vs. Switzerland live stream today.

    Where to watch Italy vs. Switzerland in Italy

    Fancy an authentic Italian commentary experience today? You can watch Italy vs. Switzerland for free on local Italian channel Rai1. This option is accessible via a VPN if you’re not in Italy right now, and you don’t even have to create an email login to watch the live stream. 

    Where to watch Italy vs. Switzerland in Australia

    Optus Sport, a paid streaming service, exclusively holds all the Euro 2024 live streams in Australia. If you’re already an Optus customer, the fee is only $6.99 a month. If not, you’re looking at a much higher $24.99. That’s a hefty price tag for the tournament, especially given the awkward times most matches are on. If you fancy a free route, check out the VPN tips above to get that UK coverage.

    Note: The use of VPNs is illegal in certain countries, and using VPNs to access region-locked streaming content might constitute a breach of the terms of use for certain services. Insider does not endorse or condone the illegal use of VPNs.

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