Italy qualifies for EURO 2020 final

Italy qualifies for EURO 2020 final

By Naveel Krishant
Wednesday 07/07/2021

Italy beat Spain 4-2 on penalties to reach the Euro 2020 final after an enthralling semi-final at a noisy Wembley.

After Alvaro Morata's penalty was saved, Jorginho strolled up to score and set up a final with either England or Denmark.

Federico Chiesa looked as if he had sent Italy - who are unbeaten in 33 games - to the final in normal time with a delightful curled finish to cap off a quick counter.

But Morata stepped off the bench to slot an equaliser with 10 minutes to go after a one-two with Dani Olmo.

However, the Juventus forward's penalty miss in the shootout proved costly as Spain lost a semi-final for the first time in their history.

England will play Denmark at 7am tomorrow.

[Source: BBC]

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