Italy wins UEFA EURO 2020

Posted on 12 July 2021

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On Monday, England took a 1-0 lead against Italy in the UEFA Euro 2020 Final at Wembley Stadium. In the first half, England's Luke Shaw scored against a formidable Italian side coached by Roberto Mancini. In the second half Italy leveled the score when Leonardo Bonucci from Italy was able to direct the ball into the goal. An amazing strike by Bonucci had put England under pressure. Scores were 1-1 even after the extra time which further led to a penalty shoot-out. 

Penalty Shoot-out Score:

Italy         1 0 1 1 0

England  1 1 0 0 0

After missing out on qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Italy was looking for redemption. It's also worth mentioning that England has never won a major event against Italy.

Key Points

  • England's Luke Shaw scored a goal in the first half.

  • Leonardo Bonucci scored a goal in the second half.

  • Lorenzo Insigne from Italy gets a yellow card. 

  • Italy won the penalty shoot-out.