England vs. Italy result: Italians beat English in Euro 2021 final in penalty kick shootout


“It is coming to Rome” is what Italian gamers had been shouting in celebration after successful the Euro 2021 closing in a dramatic penalty kick shootout towards England that noticed goalkpeeper Gigi Donnarumma emerge because the hero. The shootout, solely the second in Euros finals historical past, was mandatory after 120 minutes of motion led to a 1-1 draw. 

Donnarumma stopped a shot by England’s Jadon Sancho after which clinched the win with a save on 19-year-old Bukayo Saka, who took England’s fifth and closing penalty. Marcus Rashford, who together with Sancho got here into the match particularly for the shootout, hit the submit on his try.

England took the lead on a second-minute objective by Luke Shaw, the quickest objective from kickoff in Euro finals historical past. Then the Three Lions proceeded to take a seat again and defend the benefit till the Italians broke by way of for a 67th-minute equalizer by way of Leonardo Bonucci. The Italian defender crashed the objective for a unfastened ball after a teammate’s try hit the submit.

The Italians regarded just like the almost definitely workforce to attain a second objective till late in further time when England performed with barely extra urgency. However for the second straight penalty kick shootout, Donnarumma was the star. He additionally got here up with a save on Alvaro Morata’s shot within the semifinal shootout towards Spain.

The English had been of their first Euro closing they usually had been the favorites taking part in at London’s Wembley Stadium towards Italy. Their hunt for a primary main match title for the reason that 1966 World Cup continues. For Italy, it is the second Euros triumph and first since 1968, and the outcome extends its team-record unbeaten run to 34 matches.

England vs. Italy dwell rating

  1H 2H ET1 ET2 Ultimate
England 1 0 0 0 1
Italy 0 1 0 0 1

ENG: Luke Shaw (Kieran Trippier) – 2nd min.
ITA: Leonardo Bonucci – 67th min.

Ultimate Rating: England 1, Italy 1 (Italy win 3-2 on PKs)

Penalty kick shootout (Italy win 3-2)

Spherical 5: ENG: Bukayo Saka’s shot is saved! Italy wins! – ITA 3, ENG 2

Spherical 5: ITA: Jorginho’s shot is saved after which goes off the submit!!! – ITA 3, ENG 2

Spherical 4: ENG: Jadon Sancho’s shot is saved!!! – ITA 3, ENG 2

Spherical 4: ITA: Bernardeschi scores proper down the center – ITA 3, ENG 2

Spherical 3: ENG: Marcus Rashford’s shot goes off the left submit!!! He had Donnarumma beat – ITA 2, ENG 2

Spherical 3: ITA: Bonucci scores. Pickford guesses proper however could not attain it – ITA 2, ENG 2

Spherical 2: ENG: Harry Maguire roofs it. England’s up! – ITA 1, ENG 2

Spherical 2: ITA: Belotti’s shot is saved by Pickford! – ITA 1, ENG 1

Spherical 1: ENG: Kane scores. Donnarumma guesses proper, however it’s a very good shot – ITA 1, ENG 1

Spherical 1: ITA: Berardi scores, sending the ‘keeper the opposite means – ITA 1, ENG 0

Finish of additional time: England 1, Italy 1

123rd min: Penalty shootout forthcoming. First one on the Euros since 1976.

122nd min: Italy attacking England’s proper aspect, the place Rashford is taking part in proper again. However Rashford makes a very good play in a single occasion.

121st min: Three minutes of added time. Nothing comes of the Italian nook.

119th min: SUBS – Italy get a nook kick and England makes its subs: Marcus Rashford in for Henderson and Jadon Sancho for Kyle Walker.

118th min: SUB – With the shootout in thoughts, Italy brings on Florenzi for Emerson. England have two different subs ready to come back in.

117th min: Nice job by the referee not calling a penalty regardless of Bernardeschi’s shout for a hand ball within the England field. Ball does not hit John Stones within the hand. Good no name.

113th min: Jorginho steps on the ball after which his studs go into Jack Grealish. Jorginho fortunate to skate free with only a yellow.

111th min: Chiellini stops Sterling within the field once more, however the Man Metropolis man virtually bought away from him. It seems like England is doing its finest to keep away from penalties.

108th min: Likelihood for England: Cross by Kane into the field and Italian ‘keeper Donnarumma comes off his line to punch away with English gamers ready to make contact.

106th min: Harry Maguire goes into the referee’s e book for a foul on Italian ahead Andrea Belotti and Bernardeschi blasts the set piece ball at objective. Pickford stops it and recovers.

Finish of 1st interval of additional time: England 1, Italy 1

106th+ min: Finish of the primary further time interval. We’re quarter-hour away from a penalty-kick shootout.

104th min: Hazard for England. Cross by Italy’s Emerson from the left and Bernardeschi almost connects, however it will get by him and hits Pickford. Belotti with the follow-up shot and he wished a nook, however it wasn’t given.

99th min: SUB – And England counters with fan favourite Jack Grealish, who comes on for Mason Mount.

97th min: SUB – In the meantime, Marco Verratti is changed by Manu Locatelli who had an awesome two-goal efficiency again within the group stage.

97th min: On that nook, the ball falls to England’s Kalvin Phillips and he fires it large left. Harmful by England.

96th min: Sterling will get the ball on the left aspect of the field, however Chiellini assaults him and clears. Nice defensive play. He gave up a nook.

91st min: Italy begins further time with Andrea Belotti rather than Lorenzo Insigne, who was carrying a card and likewise limped off the sector.

Finish of 90 minutes: England 1, Italy 1

96th min: We’re heading to further time, however not earlier than Giorgio Chiellini will get a yellow card for knocking down Saka from his collar after he will get by him.

ninetieth min: There shall be six minutes of stoppage time.

87th min: Pitch invader delay. And play lastly resumes, however at the moment has not been a very good search for Wembley Stadium.

eighty fifth min: And Chiesa does have to come back out in any case. Federico Bernardeschi replaces him.

84th min: Insigne will get a yellow card for a foul on Kalvin Phillips. However he ought to know higher than to concede a set piece to England close to the field. Nothing comes of it.

82nd min: Oh wow. Regarded for a second like Chiesa was going to have to come back out. However he is again on the sector. We’ll see if his working is affected by the foot harm.

eightieth min: Sturdy run by Federico Chiesa and he stays on the bottom injured. The coaching employees are available to assist.

74th min: SUB – One other sub for England as Jordan Henderson is available in for Declan Rice in central midfield. England is wobbling right here and Italy is sensing it might win it.

73rd min: Italy’s Berardi almost takes a volley and places it previous the goalkeeper, however it’s simply excessive.

71st min: How does England reply? Southgate brings on Bukayo Saka for Kieran Trippier they usually’ll transfer to a four-man again line.

67th min: Purpose Italy!!! Bonucci bundles it residence after a scramble within the field on a nook kick. Verratti’s header hits the left submit and Bonucci adopted it up on the objective line. We’re tied 1-1.

sixty fourth min: On a nook kick for England, a John Stones header on objective is tipped over the bar by Italian ‘keeper Donnarumma. Outdoors of the objective, that was essentially the most harmful likelihood for England.

62nd min: Greatest likelihood of the sport for Italy as Chiesa’s shot destined for the low proper nook is stopped by a diving Pickford. Chiesa is Italy’s most harmful participant tonight.

57th min: Chiesa connects with Insigne who maneuvers within the field and takes a shot from a decent angle. The goalkeeper blocks it.

56th min: Bonucci picks up Italy’s second yellow on a foul and on the following set piece, Maguire’s header goes excessive.

fifty fifth min: SUBS – Domenico Berardi, who’s a winger, comes on for Motionless. And Bryan Cristante comes on for Nicolo Barella, who obtained the early yellow.

53rd min: Insigne once more with a run into the field from the left and his right-footed roller is means off track. Subs coming for Italy.

51st min: After incomes a free kick from 20 yards out, Italy’s Insigne takes it, however curls the ball simply excessive. He is not correct, however he positively stays busy.

forty eighth min: Sterling goes down within the penalty field once more! However the referee says play on, and he is proper. Sterling simply threw himself to the bottom.

forty eighth min: Nicolo Barella will get a yellow card for a foul on Harry Kane.

forty sixth min: Second half is underway. And we decide up precisely the place we left off. Italy passing and pushing, and England sitting again.

Halftime: England 1, Italy 0

Halftime: After scoring within the 2nd minute, England was content material to take a seat again and let Italy attempt to provide you with one thing. However the Italians should not impressed. Roberto Mancini will most likely wait to see if they will nick a objective to open the second half earlier than serious about subs for Ciro Motionless and Lorenzo Insigne. However the Italians should be careful: The few instances England has determined to push up, it has been harmful.

forty ninth+ min: And now it is heart again Bonucci simply firing a wayward shot from distance. Not a very good resolution.

forty sixth+ min: In stoppage time, an Motionless volley within the field is blocked by a defender after which Verratti follows it up with a shot that is telegraphed to ‘keeper Jordan Pickford.

forty fourth min: Sterling takes a tumble within the Italy field after a shoulder-to-shoulder, however the referee says stand up. Talking of the referee, he is executed effectively to let play circulate and maintain the whistle in his pocket.

forty second min: Set piece into the field for Italy and Harry Maguire clears. Italy nonetheless with possession. They’ve numbers and house to move, however it’s all outdoors the realm. When you’re England, you may take this for the 50 minutes left on this sport.

thirty ninth min: Italy forwards Motionless and Insigne appear to be they’ve by no means performed collectively. One other move by Insigne and Motionless is twisting and turning to search out it. However he is additionally offside.

thirty sixth min: Luke Shaw with the ball at his ft within the Italy field once more, however his low cross is cleared by Emerson. Risk neutralized by Italy.

thirty fifth min: Greatest likelihood for Italy. Federico Chiesa holds off Declan Rice after which explodes towards objective and fires a left-footed shot that fizzes simply large proper of England’s objective.

thirty third min: Italy is simply knocking the ball round, stringing collectively a sequence of passes after which it ends with a ball Emerson cannot attain on the tip line. It is a variety of bark and no chunk from Italy.

twenty eighth min: And Insigne simply fires a ball from 30 yards out. It was hopeless as quickly because it left his foot. And the Italian forwards at the moment are arguing. Not wanting good for them. No rhythm to their sport.

twenty fifth min: Jorginho is again on the sector. His reentry got here after an Italian assault through which Insigne could not discover Motionless within the field. The Azzurri simply do not look sharp or harmful.

twenty third min: Whereas Jorginho is receiving remedy (and limping to sideline), the printed reveals Tom Cruise and David Beckham fist-bumping on the Shaw objective. After all.

twenty second min: And Jorginho is down for Italy, pointing at his proper knee. He is getting labored on by the trainers.

nineteenth min: So Italy is urgent excessive and controlling possession for the previous couple of minutes. England content material to soak up the strain for now as a result of Italy are finally coughing it up each time.

seventeenth min: One other Italian assault foiled, this time by a really tight offside on Italian left again Emerson. And the digicam clearly pans the gang and keys in on the injured Italian left again Leonardo Spinazzola, who can be beginning if it wasn’t for a ruptured Achilles.

eleventh min: Italy appears to have gathered itself after the early blow. However each time the Italians have pushed ahead, the assault has fizzled out.

4th min: That was the quickest objective ever to start out a European Championship closing match. The cross got here from Trippier, who’s the brand new starter within the lineup, coming in for Bukayo Saka.

2nd min: England objective!!! Luke Shaw scores his first-ever England objective on a candy volley. He took it in stride and beat the goalkeeper on the close to submit.

2nd min: Harry Maguire simply provides away a nook, kicking a again move nowhere close to Pickford, however Italy cannot take benefit.

1st min: We’re off.

2:55 p.m. ET: Lastly, the anthems:

2:40 p.m. ET: Some “Candy Caroline” to move the ultimate minutes right here:

2:20 p.m. ET: The Italian followers at Wembley. Query is whether or not they’ll have the ability to make themselves heard in the course of the sport:

2:15 p.m. ET: Warmup time. Italy’s out first. We’re getting there:

1:45 p.m. ET: Followers are taking their locations at Wembley:

1 p.m. ET: Issues are not any higher nearer to Wembley, the place followers are storming obstacles.

12:00 p.m. ET: We will not confirm if this truly occurred at the moment, however it’s cool and arduous to tug off:

11:44 a.m. ET: Crowds of individuals had been gathering hours upfront of the ultimate and that was not essentially a very good factor in some locations:

England vs. Italy beginning lineups

Earlier reviews had been confirmed that England goes again to a 3 central defender formation with two wingbacks in Luke Shaw (left) and Kieran Trippier (proper). Bukayo Saka sits out to make room for Trippier.

Italy rolls out the identical aspect that bought previous Spain with Ciro Motionless conserving his position at heart ahead regardless of rumors that the top coach was considering a swap.


Beginning lineup (3-4-3, left to proper): 1-Jordan Pickford-GK — 6-Harry Maguire, 5-John Stones, 2-Kyle Walker — 3-Luke Shaw, 4-Declan Rice, 14-Kalvin Phillips, 12-Kieran Trippier — 10-Raheem Sterling, 9-Harry Kane, 19 Mason Mount

Accessible subs: 23-Sam Johnstone-GK, 13-Aaaron Ramsdale-GK, 15-Tyrone Mings, 16-Conor Coady, 24-Reece James, 7-Jack Grealish, 8-Jordan Henderson, 17-Jadon Sancho, 25-Bukayo Saka, 26-Jude Bellingham, 11-Marcus Rashford, 18-Dominic Calvert-Lewin


Beginning lineup (4-3-3, left to proper): 21-Gigi Donnarumma-GK — 13-Emerson Palmieri, 19-Leonardo Bonucci, 3-Giorgio Chiellini (C), 2-Giovanni Di Lorenzo — 6-Marco Verratti, 8-Jorginho, 18-Nicolo Barella — 10-Lorenzo Insigne, 17-Ciro Motionless, 14-Federico Chiesa

Accessible subs: 1-Salvatore Sirigu-GK, 26-Alex Meret-GK, 15-Francesco Acerbi, 23-Alessandro Bastoni, 24-Alessandro Florenzi, 25-Rafael Toloi, 5-Manuel Locatelli, 12-Matteo Pessina, 16-Bryan Cristante, 20-Federico Bernardeschi, 9-Andrea Belotti, 11-Domenico Berardi

watch the Euro 2021 closing

  • Date: Sunday, July 11
  • Time: 3 p.m. ET
  • TV channel (USA): ESPN in USA
  • Spanish-language TV (USA): Univision, TUDN
  • Streaming (USA): fuboTV , ESPN+, TUDN app, TUDN.television
  • TV channel (Canada):  TSN 1/4 
  • Streaming (Canada): TSN Direct

USA TV & streaming

The Euro 2021 championship match shall be broadcast within the USA by ESPN in English and Univision and TUDN in Spanish.

Each these networks might be streamed on fuboTV (free 7-day trial). ESPN+ will carry the match for subscribers and the match shall be out there on the TUDN app for authenticated customers.

Canada TV & streaming

The match shall be carried by TSN 1/4 in Canada and it’ll even be streamed on TSN Direct, which is out there to authenticated customers with a TV service supplier. Followers also can subscribe to TSN Direct with no supplier.


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