England have beaten Denmark in the second semi-final of Euro 2020 to seal a place in the European Championship final against Italy on Sunday.
A tense game saw England come from behind after a stunning Mikkel Damsgaard free-kick gave the Danes the lead but Gareth Southgate’s team and responded well and were rewarded when Simon Kjaer turned the ball into his own net from a Bukayo Saka cross.
A tense second half saw the game finish 1-1 forcing the game into extra time but around 12 minutes into the first half of this added period saw England awarded a contentious penalty after Raheem Sterling was deemed to have been brought down. Harry Kane missed the initial shot but turned in the rebound as Kasper Schmeichel parried the ball.
It wasn’t an easy game for England as Denmark proved a tough and organised team to break down and caused more than a few problems for the Three Lions. However, England proved resolute and managed to get the result that England has waited for more than 50 years to achieve leading to emotional scenes at a packed Wembley stadium.