🏴 Bukayo Saka (19 years, 305 days) = youngest player to start a match for England at the semi-final stage or later of a major tournament 👏#EURO2020 | #ENG pic.twitter.com/JaAfS0KBos— UEFA EURO 2020 (@EURO2020) July 7, 2021
England vs. Denmark score: Harry Kane's rebound goal sends Three Lions to first Euro final
England will play in the Euro 2020 final on Sunday vs. Italy
England are through to the Euro 2020 final, and they'll face Italy on Sunday thanks to a controversial, dramatic 2-1 win over Denmark in the semifinals in extra time. Wednesday's match saw regulation end at 1-1 before Harry Kane scored a fortunate winner in the first half of extra time.
Raheem Sterling won a penalty with minimal contact from Mathias Jensen, with Kane taking the penalty in the 104th minute. His initial effort was saved well by Kasper Schmeichel, but the veteran forward put home the rebound to send Wembley Stadium into an uncontrollable frenzy. As a result, England will play in their first ever Euro final.
¡Goooooooooool de Inglaterra! 🔥⚽— TUDN USA (@TUDNUSA) July 7, 2021
Con drama, con emoción, con polémica. ¡Kane lo había fallado, pero en el rebote la mete! Estalla Wembley. 😎#ENG 2-1 #DEN#EuroTUDN I #VeranoDeCampeones I #EURO2020
🔴 ¡En vivo!
📺 TUDN y @univision
👉 https://t.co/gTSSO2lIjs pic.twitter.com/OkgbEoMxdK
Though it was fairly even early on in this one, Denmark started the match slightly more confidently, while England were shaky, especially at the back. That shakiness lead to a solid look from a set piece for the Danes on the half-hour mark, though it appeared a little too far out to truly beat Jordan Pickford. Mikkel Damsgaard had other ideas, becoming the first player at the cup to score on England with an incredible, well-struck free kick that rocked the back of the net.
But to England's credit, they responded with Raheem Sterling looking like the biggest threat. After being denied by Schmeichel from six yards out, he was able to get into position again moments later on a lovely cross from Bukayo Saka, which ended up in the back of the net after it hit Danish defender Simon Kjaer.
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The second half saw both teams with chances, none of them truly great and both goalkeepers did enough. Schmeichel made a brilliant save on Harry Maguire in the second half, pushing a powerful header just wide.
It was all England in the added periods as the Danish attack looked gassed and failed to threaten much at all, with England taking the victory somewhat comfortably in the end, though they missed a few chances to put it away.
The Euro 2020 final is set for Sunday at 3 p.m. ET, with England hosting the match at Wembley Stadium.
England 2, Denmark 1 (FT)
Absolutely superb, @kylewalker2 ⚡️ pic.twitter.com/KonzKlDb99— England (@England) July 7, 2021
Proud to be part of this team. One final push! See you all Sunday 🙌🏼❤️ @England pic.twitter.com/aSo3jd9HPT— Luke Shaw (@LukeShaw23) July 7, 2021
We really can't get enough of these @BoxparkCroydon clips 😀— England (@England) July 7, 2021
Send us your celebration videos 👇 pic.twitter.com/P0X44I8chn
Looking back on when we first met… 🎶 pic.twitter.com/sqNSiFppOn— England (@England) July 7, 2021
🇮🇹🆚🏴🥳#EURO2020 pic.twitter.com/DnuyiieJt2— UEFA EURO 2020 (@EURO2020) July 7, 2021
🇮🇹🆚🏴 Italy OR England?— UEFA EURO 2020 (@EURO2020) July 7, 2021
Drop a GIF 📱👇 to tell us who you'll be supporting...#EURO2020
🇩🇰 United strength is stronger. Denmark 👏👏👏#EURO2020 | #DEN pic.twitter.com/VnGP3EyBKt— UEFA EURO 2020 (@EURO2020) July 7, 2021
So proud of being Danish and how our team rose from the ashes and inspired a whole country and the world.— Thomas Sorensen (@TSorensen1) July 7, 2021
We hold our heads high and look to a bright future 🇩🇰❤💯@EURO2020 @dbulandshold
I love this team!! What a night at Wembley! ➡️ #EURO2020 final 🏴❤️⚽️ pic.twitter.com/BfhDROjZf7— Jack Grealish (@JackGrealish) July 7, 2021
What can you say about these two? 🔥 pic.twitter.com/VyD8237cv6— England (@England) July 7, 2021
🏴 England right now...#EURO2020 pic.twitter.com/q3OqdbkssB— UEFA EURO 2020 (@EURO2020) July 7, 2021
MATCH REPORT: Harry Kane steers England to first major final since 1966...— UEFA EURO 2020 (@EURO2020) July 7, 2021
🏴 Player of the tournament for the Three Lions is ______#EURO2020 | #ENG
THIS IS WHAT IT MEANS! 😍 pic.twitter.com/ntxbbqawL6— England (@England) July 7, 2021
Former #ENG goalkeeper David James (@jamosfoundation) joins us now to react to the win over Denmark…safe to say he’s in a good mood! https://t.co/u2rgg2EGtn— Rob Daly (@robtdaly) July 7, 2021
Wow! We’re in the final. Brilliant game. Well done England. Fantastic. #footballscominghome #Euros2021 #ComeOnEngland— Sir Geoff Hurst (@TheGeoffHurst) July 7, 2021
July 7, 2021
Not much else to say about this group!! We kept fighting till the end. One more game to go! 🦁 🏴❤️ pic.twitter.com/Uu5Z1AoAIR— Jordan Henderson (@JHenderson) July 7, 2021
We're live with @HKane for reaction to our #EURO2020 semi-final victory! https://t.co/s016nci4DI— England (@England) July 7, 2021
Scenes. pic.twitter.com/rVGyGSXWRB— England (@England) July 7, 2021
🏴 Bukayo Saka 😀#EURO2020 | #ENG pic.twitter.com/rVkCm4McFz— UEFA EURO 2020 (@EURO2020) July 7, 2021
🏴 England = EURO finalists for first time ever! 🥳#EURO2020 | #ENG pic.twitter.com/89sba7kHrb— UEFA EURO 2020 (@EURO2020) July 7, 2021
...and then there were two: 🇮🇹 and 🏴!— England (@England) July 7, 2021
See you Sunday, @azzurri. pic.twitter.com/OR2eQKXKo9
One piece of history achieved, but another huge one still to be made.— England (@England) July 7, 2021
Tonight, though, we celebrate! 🙌 pic.twitter.com/cwX2ou63m9
✅ England = EURO finalists for the first time! 🏴— UEFA EURO 2020 (@EURO2020) July 7, 2021
🎙️ The official EURO 2020 show is 𝗟𝗜𝗩𝗘! Tune in as we reflect on today's thrilling semi-final at Wembley Stadium! 🔥@qatarairways | #EUROshow | #EURO2020
🏴 Involved in the first goal, scored the all important second and made England history in the process. Harry Kane = Star of the Match 🥇— UEFA EURO 2020 (@EURO2020) July 7, 2021
🤔 Did you predict that?@Heineken | #EUROSOTM | #EURO2020 pic.twitter.com/PmELCi8pFA
So good. So good. So good. pic.twitter.com/wL3VXfjUli— England (@England) July 7, 2021
So, plans for final day? 😏— England (@England) July 7, 2021
🏆 #EURO2020 final
🗓 Sunday 11 July
⏰ 8pm pic.twitter.com/CDFxyVBDCW
😎 The EURO 2020 final is set!— UEFA EURO 2020 (@EURO2020) July 7, 2021
🇮🇹🆚🏴 Italy versus England at Wembley Stadium on Sunday 🔥
Who is lifting the 🏆❓#EURO2020 pic.twitter.com/tYSEzNjAkI
🇩🇰 Kasper Schmeichel. Sensational 👏#EURO2020 pic.twitter.com/Egw4ZuueT5— UEFA EURO 2020 (@EURO2020) July 7, 2021