Italy beats England on penalties to win Euro 2020

Accra,- Italy beat England in a penalty shootout to win the 2020 European Football Championship on Sunday in London.

The win keeps England on the chase for a major trophy since 1966 when they won the world cup on home soil.

It was a dramatic shootout that saw Italy win 3-2 after 120 minutes of action which saw both sides share honours in a one-all game.

Luke Shaw scored for England in the 3rd minute and the English decided to defend the lead and went under intense pressure from the Italians.

Leonardo Bonucci scrambled in the equalizer in the second half for Italy to push the game into extra time and the penalty shootouts.

Gianluigi Donnarumma, Italy’s hulking goalkeeper, pushed aside the final attempt by the England teenager Buyako Saka to clinch the victory, setting off a wild celebration that saw players from each team dissolve into tears.

Harry Kane, Harry Maguire scored for England, whilst Domenico Berardi, Leonardo Bonucci, and Frederico Bernardesch converted for Italy.

Source: Ghana News Agency

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