Italy vs England ends Euro 2020 title drought after 52 years

Italy vs England Euro 2020 final was a game to remember for all sports fans! Know about the Italy vs England game deets by scrolling this W88 India post now! 

The 3-2 highlights of Italy vs England Euro 2020 final

This is a sports news that you should know! Because the 120 minutes of action between England vs Italy for the Euro 2020 title ended in a draw 1-1. However, at the penalty shootout of the Italy vs England Euro 2020 final game, Gli Azzurri outlasted the Three Lions 3-2 at the Wembley Stadium in London. 

Italy vs England ends Euro 2020 title drought after 52 years

Because of this Italy vs England Euro 2020 final, Italy claimed their second Euro title after 53 years at the expense of England, who tried to end their 55-year major trophy drought. England’s last major trophy was the 1966 FIFA World Cup, while Italy’s last was the 2006 World Cup.

The home crowd was electrified early in the match as Luke Shaw scored at the 2-minute mark during the Italy vs England tournament. Kieran Trippier made the perfect cross the Shaw easily sent past Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma. Italy waited for 65 minutes to equalize at the 67-minute mark. 

Marco Verratti tried a header but goalkeeper Jordan Pickford deflected the ball that made the England vs Italy intense. A running Leonardo Bonucci kicked the ball in after that Pickford was not able to hold it tightly. From there, Italy equalized and England failed to score again after the early goal from Shaw. 

Italy vs England ends Euro 2020 title drought after 52 years

Because of the great offense of England vs Italy, the game turned draw. And since it is a tied game, penalty shootout was decided for Italy vs England Euro 2020 final. This made the football fans go gaga and heart pounded! Indeed, England vs Italy is a must watch match! Truly a game to remember!

The penalty shootout for the England vs Italy then started with Domenico Berardi of Italy who scored after Pickford went the other direction (1-0). Harry Kane scored a marvelous goal to even-up the score (1-1). 

Andrea Belotti tried to give Italy the lead but Pickford saved his attempt. While Harry Maguire gave England the lead after Donnarumma went the opposite side, so it was 1-2. Bonucci, who scored the equalizer, scored another emphatic goal for Italy vs England with 2-2. 

Italy vs England ends Euro 2020 title drought after 52 years

Marcus Rashford then tried to turn things around but it hit the post. Then, Federico Bernardeschi sent the ball to the middle which gave Italy the lead of 3-2. 

Afterwhich, Jadon Sancho then took the penalty next but Donnarumma was quick to deflect the ball. Jorginho tried to score another one for Italy vs England but Pickford gallantly saved the ball. England’s hopes of a major title were crushed after the penalty from Bukayo Saka was again saved by Donnarumma. 

Italy won on penalties, 3-2 during Italy vs England Euro 2020 final. So now, Italy is unbeaten for 34 matches whereas England lost the only final they reached since the 1966 World Cup. 

Bonucci’s terrific performance earned him the Man of the Match award while Donnarumma made history by becoming the first goalkeeper to be named the Player of the Tournament in the history of the Euro’s. Such an amazing Italy vs England Euro 2020 final game it was, indeed!

Italy vs England ends Euro 2020 title drought after 52 years

Italy vs England scores: 

  • Italy – 3
  • England – 2

England vs Italy starting lineup: 

  • Italy: G Donnarumma, Di Lorenzo, Bonucci, Chiellini, Emerson, Barella, Jorginho, Verratti, Chiesa, Immobile, Insigne, Sirigu, Locatelli, Belotti, Berardi, Pessina, Acerbi, Cristante, Bernardeschi, Bastoni, Florenzi, Tolói, Meret
  • England: Pickford, Walker, Stones, Maguire, Trippier, Phillips, Rice, Shaw, Sterling, Mount, Kane, Grealish, Henderson, Rashford, Ramsdale, Mings, Coady, Sancho, Calvert-Lewin, Johnstone, James, Saka, Bellingham

Italy vs England Euro 2020 final highlights video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlzhH82k86s

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