UEFA Euro 2020: Italy Beat England 3-2 On Penalties To Win Second Euro Title

UEFA Euro 2020: Italy Beat England 3-2 On Penalties To Win Second Euro Title 1

Italy have been crowned champions of Europe after a penalty shootout win over England at Wembley Stadium.

Italian keeper Gianluigi Donnarumma was the champion of the shootout, keeping out Bukayo Saka with a winning save to deliver Italy its first European Championship title since 1968.

England got off to a an amazing start with a goal in just the second minute of the match. Defender Luke Shaw found space at the back post at the end of a quick English counter-attack, and struck a perfect half-volleyed shot from Kieran Trippier’s cross.

In front of a big Wembley crowd, England dominated much of the first half but without creating many clear chances, while Italy steadily grew into the game.

The second half belonged to the Azzurri, and the equaliser eventually came through veteran centre-back Leonardo Bonucci, who was on hand to finish from close range after from a corner.

A nervous end to the 90 minutes forced the game to extra time, where the sides still couldn’t be separated.

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