The battle of the pundits as BBC and ITV fight for Euro 2020 ratings supremacy

Euro 2020 coverage in the UK will be shared between the BBC and ITV this summer, with the two broadcasters going head to head for ratings supremacy at the major tournament.

Only the final will be shown by both broadcasters, meaning they are set to split all other fixtures.

The two platforms have revealed their list of pundits, presenters, commentators and co-commentators for the delayed showpiece, which gets underway on Friday night when Italy take on Turkey.

Both lists include a host of former international players and managers, from England legend Gary Neville to Spain maestro Cesc Fabregas.

But which is better?

BBC

Presenters

Gary Lineker

Gabby Logan

Eilidh Barbour

Mark Chapman

Pundits

Alan Shearer

Rio Ferdinand

Frank Lampard

Alex Scott

Micah Richards

Ashley Williams

Mark Hughes

Shelley Kerr

James McFadden

Charlie Adam

Thierry Henry

Cesc Fabregas

Petr Cech

Jurgen Klinsmann

Commentators

Guy Mowbray

Steve Wilson

Robyn Cowen

Steve Bower

Jonathan Pearce

Vicki Sparks

Rob McLean

Mark Scott

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Co-commentators

Karen Carney

Dion Dublin

Chris Waddle

Pat Nevin

Erin Cuthbert

Charlie Adam

Nathan Blake

James Collins

Robbie Savage

Jermaine Jenas

Martin Keown

Danny Murphy

James McFadden

Verdict: The BBC have come up trumps with their lineup for this year's tournament, with the late additions of Chelsea greats Lampard and Cech capping a formidable punditry team. The presenting duo of Lineker and Logan will be hard for ITV to better. The commentary selection, with Mowbray the only real stellar name, is perhaps their only downfall. RATING: 8/10


ITV

Presenters

Mark Pougatch

Seema Jaswal

Reshmin Chowdhury

Pundits

Ian Wright

Roy Keane

Gary Neville

Patrick Vieira

Graeme Souness

Ashley Cole

Eni Aluko

Robert Earnshaw

Emma Hayes

Nigel de Jong

John Collins

Joe Ledley

Nadia Nadim

Scott Brown

Andros Townsend

Commentators

Sam Matterface

Clive Tyldesley

Joe Speight

Seb Hutchinson

Tom Gayle

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Co-Commentators

Lee Dixon

Ally McCoist

John Hartson

Verdict: While Pougatch and co are inferior to the BBC's presenting panel, ITV's punditry and commentary lineup certainly make up for it. Securing arch-rivals Keane and Vieira is a major triumph, along with an analyst widely considered the best in the country in Neville. Tyldesley is the creme de la creme when it comes to commentary, while McCoist is a great choice on the co team. RATING: 9/10

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