England fans are hours away from the team’s Euro 2020 semi-final against Denmark, with 60,000 fans ready to create an electric atmosphere as they aim for their first grand final since 1966.
With the home advantage on their side, a repeat of the boisterous atmosphere inside Wembley which hosted England’s game against Germany is assured.
England are clear favorites, but Denmark – a team that won the 1992 league against all odds – appear full of belief after Christian Eriksen’s cardiac arrest in their first match.
Their fans will be massively outnumbered at Wembley, however, due to COVID travel restrictions. Instead, some 6,000 banknotes were made available to Danes living in the UK.
A date with Italy on Sunday awaits the winner of the match, after beating Spain in a penalty shootout at Wembley last night.
He finished 1-1 after extra time and both sides squandered their first penalties – but a miss by Spaniard Alvaro Morata proved decisive and saw Jorginho pass the Italians.
Tens of millions of people are expected to watch tonight’s kickoff at 8 p.m. from their homes, while 50,000 pints per minute – 6.8 million in total – are expected to be ordered in pubs, according to British Beer and Pub Association.
Fans hoping to watch from a beer garden will do well to keep an eye on the weather as sun and showers are expected in some areas.
Manager Gareth Southgate has received huge praise for the team’s performance and is now two games away from a fairytale victory 25 years after his own penalty kick was sent …
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This notice was published: 2021-07-07 01:39:00