Euro 2020: Italy Rule Europe, Outshine England

Sunday JULY 11,2021

By Newslounge

The Italian side have coveted the Euro Cup after a penalty shoot out which ended 3-2 in favour of the Azuris. The match which began in an early goal from Luke Shaw of the English side in the 2nd minute of the kick off . While Azuris fought back in the second half and in the 67th minute of the game a leveller came through Bonucci.

After the extra time with no goals, the game went into the penalty shoot outs which saw England lost three of the kicks and Spain two.

The Italians looked like the most likely team to score a second goal until late in extra time when England played with slightly more urgency. But for the second straight penalty kick shootout, Donnarumma was the star. He came up with a save on Alvaro Morata’s shot in the semifinal shootout against Spain.

The English were in their first Euro final and they were the favorites playing at London’s Wembley Stadium against Italy. Their hunt for a first major tournament title since the 1966 World Cup continues. For Italy, it’s the second Euros triumph and first since 1968.

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