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Italy 1(3)-(2)1 England – Euro 2020 Final Player Ratings

Italy v England - Euro 2020 Final
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It turned out to be a repeat of the Euro 2012 semi-final as the Azzurri yet again came out on top at the end of a long nail-biting evening.

Italy become the European champions after beating England 3-2 on penalty shootouts.

Italy were on the wrong end of the scoreline for the majority of the match as they conceded within just two minutes of kick-off, with Luke Shaw starting as well as finishing a counter-attacking move for England.

Gradually gaining control of the match, the Italians leveled things up seven minutes after the hour-mark, with Leonardo Bonucci poking home from close range amid confusion inside the box.

Neither side could find the back of the net again in the remainder of the match or in the 30 minutes that followed, and penalties were required to separate the two sides.

Among those missing from the spot were Marcus Rashford, his new Manchester United teammate Jadon Sancho, and Arsenal starlet Bukayo Saka.

Jordan Pickford made a couple of crucial saves – denying Jorginho and Andrea Belotti – but England ultimately fell short, and their wait for a first major title since 1966 continues.

Italy vs England Player Ratings

Italy: Donnarumma – 8, Di Lorenzo – 6, Bonucci – 7, Chiellini – 8, Emerson – 6, Barella – 5, Jorginho – 6, Verratti – 7, Insigne – 6, Immobile – 6, Chiesa – 8, Cristante – 6, Berardi – 6, Bernardeschi – 6, Belotti – 5, Locatelli – 5, Florenzi N/A

England: Pickford – 6, Walker – 7, Stones – 7, Maguire – 6, Trippier – 7, Phillips – 6, Rice – 7, Shaw – 8, Sterling – 6, Kane – 5, Mount – 6, Saka – 5, Henderson – 5, Grealish – 6, Rashford – N/A Sancho – N/A

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