England book spot in final after contentious penalty

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By George Vlotis07 Jul 2021 21:34

England is into the EURO 2020 Final aft downing Denmark 2-1 successful other time.

Both sides couldn't beryllium divided aft 90-minutes of regularisation play, forcing an other clip play successful which Harry Kane netted the decisive extremity for England, a penalty.

It has been met with immoderate contention, however, aft the spot-kick was awarded erstwhile Raheem Sterling appeared to spell down with minimal interaction wrong the box.

Drama aside, England enjoyed the glut of attacking options astatine Wembley, and astir exclusively controlled the other clip period.

The triumph sees Gareth Southgate's men acceptable up a expansive last showdown with Italy adjacent Monday morning.

It's the archetypal clip successful past England has made it to the last of a European championship.

By George Vlotis07 Jul 2021 21:10

England skipper Harry Kane has perchance blasted England into the EURO finals aft narrowly putting distant a penalty, cleaning up the rebound aft Kasper Schmeichel saved his archetypal attempt.

Raheem Sterling was the antheral who won the spot-kick with a slaloming tally into the container halfway done other time.

But it whitethorn beryllium met with immoderate contention aft Sterling appeared to spell down with airy contact.

"Mesmerising, conscionable mesmerising, they could conscionable not spot those blurry feet," Commentator Peter Drury said.

But erstwhile England large Andy Hinchcliffe was little convinced: "I'm not excessively definite there's interaction here, I'm not convinced."

By George Vlotis07 Jul 2021 20:52

Was it ever heading immoderate different way?

90-minutes isn't capable to abstracted England and Denmark. They'll person different 30-minutes of play earlier a imaginable punishment shootout.

By George Vlotis07 Jul 2021 20:34

A ablution of boos raining down astatine Wembley aft the referee penalises Harry Kane for going down successful the box, possibly a small excessively easily.

Kane was chasing a stray shot connected the borderline of the 18-yard earlier helium looked to spell down aft immoderate airy contact.

The referee didn't privation a bar, arsenic helium awards Denmark a free-kick. The infinitesimal is besides checked by VAR and waived away.

"I'm perfectly amazed he's penalised Kane for that, that is nonsense," English shot large and commentator Andy Hinchcliffe said.

By George Vlotis07 Jul 2021 20:25

Mass substitutions for some sides arsenic some England and Denmark look to interruption the 1-1 deadlock with 20-minutes of play left.

The gait has somewhat slowed down a tad, with immoderate caller legs apt bring immoderate much zip successful the last third.

For Denmark: Daniel Wass replaces Jens Stryger Larsen, Yussuf Poulsen replaces Mikkel Damsgaard and Christian Nørgaard replaces Kasper Dolberg.

For England: Jack Grealish replaces Bukayo Saka.

By George Vlotis07 Jul 2021 20:15

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By George Vlotis07 Jul 2021 19:42

A cleanable effect from England aft conceding their archetypal extremity of the tournament.

They've travel close down the different end, with their dynamic beforehand 4 peppering the Danish extremity until Kasper Schmeichel could not longer clasp out.

In the end, it's Bukayo Saka who puts successful a tantalising shot crossed the look of goal, leaving Raheem Sterling to vessel it in. The extremity goes down arsenic an ain goal, but you truly enactment that down to Sterling and Saka there.

Game connected here!

By George Vlotis07 Jul 2021 19:31


21-year-old Mikkel Damsgaard has conscionable handed England their archetypal conceded extremity of the tourney with an implicit pearler of a free-kick.

After weathering an aboriginal England onslaught, the Danes clawed their mode backmost into the game, and by the 20th infinitesimal had swung momentum successful their favour.

Some sloppy defence from the Brits handed Denmark back-to-back escaped kicks, and youngster Damsgaard wouldn't request a 2nd accidental erstwhile helium was handed a dead-ball conscionable a fewer metres retired from the box.

In a stunning portion of skill, the attacker dipped the shot with whip, up implicit the partition and down hard nether the crossbar, to permission Jordan Pickford's nett rippling.

"That is Danish dynamite!" Commentator Peter Drury said.

Co-host and erstwhile shot prima Andy Hinchcliffe added: "That is the sweetest of escaped kicks, he's picked up an implicit beauty,"

By George Vlotis07 Jul 2021 19:14

It's each England successful this opening play of play astatine Wembley.

England's beforehand 4 of Kane, Mount, Sterling and Saka are looking dangerous, roaming and switching astir the tract astatine their will.

Sterling has been astatine the centre of astir of the Brits' astir promising attacks, forcing Kasper Schmeichel into enactment already.

Denmark are holding their nerve, they've caught England retired connected the counter-attack connected 2 occasions now, but person failed to occupation Jordan Pickford betwixt the sticks.

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