UEFA EURO 2020 Final: Italy beat England on penalties. Italy lifted their second European Championship trophy after they defeated England 3-2 in penalty shoot-outs in the Euro 2020 final at Wembley Stadium in London.
Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka missed for the Three Lions on penalties as Italy took a decisive lead in the shootout.
England got off to the perfect start as left-back Luke Shaw netted the ball into the goalpost in just the second minute of the match. The exact timing of the goal was 1 minute, 57 seconds, as per the official Twitter handle of Euro 2020.
Shaw started a counter down the left. The ball made its way from Harry Kane to Kieran Trippier, who went in to make a long cross. Shaw met it on the volley and he netted the ball into the goalpost, giving England a 1-0 lead.
No more goals were scored in the first half, and as a result, England entered half-time with a 1-0 lead and they were just 45 mins away from being crowned as the European champions.
In the second half, Leonardo Bonucci got the equaliser for Italy as he netted the ball into the goalpost in the 67th minute, bringing the scoreline level to 1-1.