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Italy to face Spain in Nations League semi-finals

European champions Italy will face Spain while hosts the Netherlands will take on Croatia in the UEFA Nations League semi-finals in June, after Wednesday's draw. The Dutch open the finals against World Cup semi-finalists Croatia in Rotterdam on June 14 before the other last-four clash in Enschede the following day. Spain beat Italy 2-1 in…

Spain’s forward #07 Alvaro Morata (C) celebrates scoring his team’s seventh goal during the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group E football match between Spain and Costa Rica at the Al-Thumama Stadium in Doha on November 23, 2022. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP)

European champions Italy will face Spain while hosts the Netherlands will take on Croatia in the UEFA Nations League semi-finals in June, after Wednesday’s draw.

The Dutch open the finals against World Cup semi-finalists Croatia in Rotterdam on June 14 before the other last-four clash in Enschede the following day.

Spain beat Italy 2-1 in the semis of the last Nations League in 2021 before losing to France in the final.

This year’s final will take place in Rotterdam on June 18, hours after the third-place play-off in Enschede.