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Euro 2020: England in the semi-finals of Euro 2020 with a 4-0 victory over Ukraine | UK News

England reached the semi-finals of Euro 2020 after a complete 4-0 victory over Ukraine.

A brace from Harry Kane and goals from Harry Maguire and Jordan Henderson sealed the Three Lions place in the last four with a superb performance at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome.

England’s performance sparked mad scenes among fans inside the stadium and in homes, pubs and fan areas across the country, as hopes Gareth Southgate’s team can ending 55 years of injury turns into a belief that it could happen.

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Fans react as Kane scores after four minutes

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England score three times in the second half

This is the first time that the England men’s team have reached the semi-final of Europe championship for 25 years, as they seek to win their first major tournament since the 1966 World Cup.

english supporters gathered in Rome after being ordered not to travel to the Italian capital from the UK due to COVID restrictions.

Italy is on the British government amber list and travel restrictions mean all British arrivals must self-isolate for five days.

This significated England fans who watched the team in Rome either lived in Italy or came from another EU country to watch the game.

And the fans didn’t have to wait long for an English goal as Kane scored after four minutes.

Raheem Sterling – arguably England’s best player during the tournament – played an outstanding pass through the Ukrainian defense which the Spurs forward clung to and stabbed the rushing goalkeeper.

The English players celebrate Kane's goal.  Photo: AP
The English players celebrate Kane’s goal. Photo: AP

This prompted the English fans inside the stadium to start singing: “Que Sera Sera, whatever it is we are going to…

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This notice was published: 2021-07-03 19:21:00

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