England expectations of lifting the European Championship prize was interestingly taken away by Italy on Sunday noon as Gianluigi Donnarumma's saved from Bukayo Saka's penalty shot which gave Roberto Mancini side a 3-2 shootout triumph after a 1-1 thrilling draw in the Euro 2020 last and left England actually hoping to end their 55 years of hurt.
The English squad began the match on the right foot, with Gareth Southgate's side having the most possession, making possibilities and causing a wide range of issues for Italy's defensive four. On the 2nd minute of match, Manchester United Star, Luke Shaw sent in a goal for the Three Lions after a splendid cross from Atletico Madrid star defender, Kieran trippier.
Roberto Mancini's side had risks yet they couldn't change over, with any semblance of Federico Chiesa and Lorenzo Insigne liable of losing opportunities. Ciro Immobile got the chance and he even things up for Roberto Mancini side on the stroke of halftime, yet his work was all around hindered by the blend of Harry Maguire and John Stones.
On the 67th minutes of the second half, Leonardo Bonucci got the Italian back on level terms, after a hazardous corner kick from Domenico Berardi, which was at first headed by Marco Veratti towards the post, however his work was parried away by Pickford, the ball discovered it way into the Juventus Star, which he crushed in to give Roberto Mancini's squad an awesome draw. Things finished 1-1 after Full-time and even Extra time.
Even after a sad disqualification at the round of sixteen, Portuguese international footballer Christiano Ronaldo still took something home as he emerged top scorer in the Euro 2020 campaign.
Look at the Final Euro 2020 Golden Boot table.
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