England 2-1 Denmark Highlights

England 2-1 Denmark Highlights

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England are through to the European Championship final for the first time in their history after Harry Kane’s extra-time goal earned a 2-1 victory over Denmark.


The Three Lions went behind to the first goal they’d conceded in the tournament as Mikkel Damsgaard’s stunning free-kick gave the Danes the lead to stun the majority of the 60,000-plus inside Wembley.

However, they hit back before half-time as Bukayo Saka’s low cross was turned into his own net by Danish captain Simon Kjaer under pressure from Raheem Sterling.

It was Sterling’s driving run that eventually brought the decisive moment in extra time, earning a soft penalty as he darted between two Danish defenders and though Kane’s spot-kick was saved by Kasper Schmeichel he was able to stroke the rebound into an empty net.

England 2-1 Denmark highlight

Before match

England are tonight bidding to reach their first major tournament final since the 1966 World Cup when they battle Denmark at Wembley Stadium, with Italy lying in wait.

Having dispatched old rivals Germany in the first knockout game, the Three Lions upped the ante with a 4-0 demolition of Ukraine in the quarter-finals with captain Harry Kane’s brace and goals from Harry Maguire and Jordan Henderson’s first senior England goal making it a comfortable evening in Rome.

Denmark will hope to spoil England’s hopes of reaching Sunday’s the Wembley final, in an intriguing clash between two entertaining sides.

England vs Denmark line-up

Denmark XI: Schmeichel, Stryger, Vestergaard, Kjær, Christensen, Mæhle, Delaney, Højbjerg, Damsgaard, Braithwaite, Dolberg


Subs: Los, Ronnow, Andersen, Skov, Olsen, Jorgensen, Norgaard, Wass, Wind, Poulsen, Cornelius, Jensen

England XI: Pickford; Walker, Stones, Maguire, Shaw; Phillips, Rice; Saka, Mount, Sterling; Kane

Subs: Ramsdale, Johnstone, Trippier, Coady, Mings, James, Henderson, Bellingham, Grealish, Rashford, Sancho, Foden

Midfielders: Thomas Delaney, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Mathias Jensen, Christian Norgaard, Anders Christiansen


Forwards: Kasper Dolberg, Jonas Wind, Andreas Cornelius, Martin Braithwaite, Robert Skov, Mikkel Damsgaard, Yussuf Poulsen, Andreas Skov Olsen

Suspension list

Denmark have no suspensions to contend with and with yellow cards wiped after the quarter-final stage, nobody runs the risk of missing the final, were they to advance that far.


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