England beat Denmark to set up historic Euro 2020 final with Italy

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By Euronews  •  Updated: 07/07/2021 - 23:36

England's Harry Kane, right, reacts aft  scoring his team's 2nd  extremity   during the Euro 2020 shot    title  semifinal betwixt  England and Denmark astatine  Wembley stadium.

England has beaten Denmark to unafraid a spot successful the last of Euro 2020 against Italy astatine Wembley Stadium.

It volition beryllium England's archetypal last astatine a nationalist level since 1966 erstwhile the squad bushed West Germany to triumph the World Cup.

England and Denmark some recovered the backmost of the nett successful the archetypal half, with Denmark midfielder Mikkel Damsgaard scoring successful the 30th minute. England equalised erstwhile Denmark skipper Simon Kjær scored an own-goal portion trying to halt a cross.

But a goalless 2nd half, during which possession was mostly dominated by England, took the lucifer into other time.

The crippled looked connected way for penalties until England Captain Harry Kane scored from the punishment spot, taking the crippled to 2:1, and mounting England up for a last clash with Italy.

Gareth Southgate's squad has had singular tally astatine this year's European Championships, conceding lone 1 extremity successful 5 games and putting 4 past Ukraine successful the 4th last past week.

Prior to this year, England has reached the semi-finals of the European Championships successful 1968 and 1996 erstwhile it mislaid successful a heartbreaking punishment shootout to Germany.

In that clash, it was Southgate, past a young midfielder, who missed a punishment and doomed his broadside to defeat. 25 years later, it is Southgate that has taken his young squad - which represents a caller procreation of English footballing endowment - to the final.

For Denmark, which was hoping for its archetypal planetary trophy since 1992, it marks the extremity to an arsenic bonzer tally successful this year's Euros, which saw them people a full of 12 goals.

Denmark has scored successful each crippled since their opening-night brushwood with Finland, and fans had turned retired successful unit astatine Wembley.

The last volition beryllium held astatine Wembley connected July 11.

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