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BBC unveils coverage plans for Euro 2024 final after England beat Netherlands

There will be live coverage of Spain v England on BBC iPlayer and BBC One from 7pm on Sunday.

England fans at Millennium Square in Leeds celebrate after the team’s win in the Euro 2024 semi-final
England fans at Millennium Square in Leeds celebrate after the team’s win in the Euro 2024 semi-final (Danny Lawson/PA)

The BBC has unveiled its live coverage plans for the Euro 2024 final which will see England play Spain.

The eyes of the nation were fixed on Dortmund on Wednesday evening as the Euro 2020 runners-up played the Netherlands in a match that ended with Ollie Watkins netting a 90th-minute goal, firing England into the final.

On Sunday there will be live coverage of Spain v England on BBC iPlayer and BBC One from 7pm, with the match also available to watch on the BBC Sport website and app.

England manager Gareth Southgate celebrates the win after the Euro 2024 semi-final match at the BVB Stadion Dortmund
England manager Gareth Southgate celebrates the win after the Euro 2024 semi-final match at the BVB Stadion Dortmund (Nick Potts/PA)

Sports presenter Mark Chapman will be on BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Sounds in the build-up to the match, from 7pm, before live commentary begins with the kick-off at 8pm.

Viewers can watch a replay of the semi-final game on BBC One and BBC iPlayer after midnight on Thursday with commentary from Guy Mowbray and Danny Murphy.

Almost 14 million tuned in to watch England’s tense Euros quarter-final match against Switzerland, which saw them clinch victory in a penalty shootout, on July 6.

According to overnight ratings an average audience of 13.6 million watched on as Gareth Southgate’s team narrowly secured a place in the semi-final following their match in Dusseldorf.

Spain and France faced each other on Tuesday, with Spain winning a coveted spot in the final with a 2-1 victory.

The final of Euro 2024 will take place at the Olympiastadion in Berlin on Sunday with kick-off at 8pm BST.