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EURO 2020 Italian Azzurri beats the Three Lions England in the penalty shootout


UEFA EURO 2020  Italian Azzurri beats the Three Lions England in the penalty shootout
EURO 2020 Italian Azzurri beats the Three Lions England in the penalty shootout

The roar of the Three Lions-England's desire for the European Cup trophy

The England national football team is recognized as one of the best football teams in the world, but has never won the European Cup. EURO2020 is England’s closest to a championship trophy. England tried their best to create the fastest goal record in the history of the European Football Championship.


In the 117 seconds of the first half of England, Harry Kane passed the ball to Kieran Trippier from the right. Kieran Trippier passed diagonally from the right penalty area line to the left penalty area. Luke Shaw seized the opportunity to push the ball into the goal and score!

Luke Shaw set the record for the fastest goal in the history of the European Cup
Luke Shaw set the record for the fastest goal in the history of the European Cup

The crazy counterattack of the Azzurri

The fastest goal in history transferred the pressure of the game to Italy, but England’s strategy shifted from this goal to defense. The situation turned into full fire from the Azzurri, trying to destroy the championship dream of the Three Lions


For a traditionally strong team like Italy, a goal gap seems not enough. Under the crazy gunfire of the Azzurri, the situation has changed a lot, and a brand new situation has opened up.


In the 67th minute, Italy took a corner kick and Villati headed for the goal. Unfortunately, the ball hit the goal post and popped out. But don't forget, Italy is a traditional strong team. Italian defender veteran Leonardo Bonucci continued to attack at the most critical moment of the game and made up for this key goal.


England and Italy are unable to achieve effective attacks, and the game is in a deadlock

After the tie, England's strategy remained unchanged. They still adopted a defensive strategy, trying to bring the game into the playoffs. The Azzurri’s offense failed, and the game entered overtime 1:1.


Jack Grealish is on the court, amidst the cheers of the English fans,England tried to make him reproduce the result of the game against Germany, let him show the strength of assists.


The two sides attacked each other, but could not get an effective attack. Italy's tenacious defense made Jack Grealish powerless.


England vs Italy penalty shootout

Gianluigi Donnarumma-a name that will never be forgotten by football fans all over the world,

Italy’s second penalty kick was blocked by England and fell behind for a while, But after England’s third penalty missed, Gianluigi blocked England’s key fourth goal.

England's hope, fifth penalty kick-Bukayo Saka
England's hope, fifth penalty kick-Bukayo Saka

Now Italy leads by one goal, and Italy's fifth penalty kick is blocked by England. As long as England's fifth penalty kick is scored, the game willcontinue to be extended.


Gianluigi, a 22-year-old goalkeeper from Italy, keeping his eyes on his opponent, the ball flew up, igniting a hope for England to win in the air, but was severely crushed by a young man from the Azzurri. He completely blocked the ball. he used both hands to win the European Cup Gold Cup for Italy




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