The best reactions to England beating Denmark 2-1 to claim place in Euro 2020 final

The best reactions to England beating Denmark 2-1 to claim place in Euro 2020 final

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.

This will be England’s first major tournament final since 1966 and as you can guess, people were pretty jubilant about the win.

It was all a great feeling to win but people weren’t enthusiastic about ITV’s commentary.

The England players joined in a huge rendition of ‘Sweet Caroline’ at the final whistle.

All credit should go to Denmark who gave England a really tough and tense match especially after the emotional rollercoaster of a tournament that they have gone through.

Even the dreaded ‘ITV curse’ didn’t stop Southgate’s side.

Of course, there were memes and jokes. There are always memes and jokes.

And now Italy awaits...

Anyway, that’s a story for another night. England fans: Savour this win as this hasn’t happened since 1966.

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