At Wembley, England defeated Denmark 2-1 within the semifinals of the European Championship. To advance to the ultimate, they may face Italy in the identical sport on Sunday, with England successful additional time after a problematic penalty.
Denmark took the lead within the twentieth minute with a lovely objective from a free kick from Mikkel Damsgaard. England equalized the rating with an personal objective from Simon Kjaer within the thirty ninth minute, and England reached the ultimate with a objective from Harry Kane within the 104th minute.
It was a suspicious penalty earlier than. After 103 minutes, Raheem Sterling performed from the best. Joakim Maehle took the primary nook kick, however his header was blocked by the goalkeeper.
Sterling had already tried to get a penalty, however he failed. Nonetheless, contact with one other Danish participant, Mathias Jensen, who was ready for him within the penalty zone, introduced the British ahead what he needed. England then entered the ultimate.
England worldwide Kieran Trippier (Kieran Trippier) revealed what the pinnacle coach Gareth Southgate (Gareth Southgate) advised the gamers at halftime 1-1. He additionally talked about Croatia’s defeat in Russia within the 2018 World Cup semi-finals.
“He advised us that we have been in a great place and that we performed properly, relying on the endurance with or with out the ball. He additionally advised us to proceed to do what we’re doing. We’ve an excellent group, plus Reis is simply as constructive as at all times. He advised us to be affected person and the chance will come. That is it. He asks us to maintain the ball properly and be courageous.”
Then he talked about Croatia, which reversed England’s lead in Moscow three years in the past and reached the ultimate with Mario Mandzukic’s objective in additional time. For the British, that is nonetheless one of the painful failures in historical past.
“It is a sport we forgot. From the semifinals in Russia to immediately, we now have come a great distance. Now we now have so many good gamers and have appeared since then. I believe we now have been because the World Cup Nice progress has been made.” We’re doing our greatest, do not panic, we’re calm, and the unity within the group is superb. That is the expertise and administration of the sport. We’ve realized rather a lot from our expertise over time. We have been in two penalty shootouts after Russia, and we entered additional time. I am studying from the second I used to be taking part in towards Croatia,” Atletico Madrid’s proper again concluded.