The semi-final stage of the ongoing Euro 2020 has been decided with loads of drama at the quarter-final level.
Spain was the first team to advance to the semi-final after defeating Switzerland in an intriguing match that ended in a 1-1 draw.
Unai Simon kept the La Roja’s hope of fourth European crown alive as the Spanish goalkeeper saved two out of the three penalties missed by Switzerland.
In the other quarter-final clash between two European giants, the Italian team won the game, 2-1 in Munich with goals coming from Nicolo Barella of Inter Milan and Lorenzo Insigne of Napoli.
The in-form Romelu Lukaku reduced the deficit to a goal after scoring from the penalty spot late in the first half, it was not enough to send the game to extra time as the Azzurri stood their ground to progress to the semi-final. Italy will now play Spain on Tuesday evening.
Denmark’s journey continues after securing their place in the semi-final spot with 2-1 win over Czech Republic, with the goals coming from Thomas Delaney and Kasper Dolberg in the first half of the game. Patrick Shick was at the right place to score Czech’s goal making it five out of five for the forward. He’s now tally with Cristiano Ronaldo on the chart. What a run he has had in the tournament.
Rampant Three Lions hit four past Ukraine to set up semi-final clash against Denmark in Wembley on Saturday. It took a defense splitting pass from Sterling to Harry Kane in the 4th minute to get England off the mark, the English boys didn’t relax in the second half as Luke Shaw’s free kick was guided home by Harry Maguire and Harry Kane got his second of the night from another Luke Shaw’s cross. Coming in as a substitute, Jordan Henderson added the fourth goal of the night to secure Three Lion’s place in the semis.
All eyes would be on the mouth-watering clash between Italy and Spain and Denmark will be looking to upset England.
Both semi-final ties will be played at Wembley on Tuesday and Wednesday respectively.
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