Chilean, a late goal and an epic from England at the Euro

Chilean, a late goal and an epic from England at the Euro
Chilean, a late goal and an epic from England at the Euro

The football team of England was on the verge of elimination, but with a goal at the end of the game and another in extra time they defeated Slovakia 2-1 and qualified for the quarterfinals of the Eurocup.

The Slovaks had taken the lead 25 minutes into the first half, when the winger Ivan Schranz He defined very well against the resistance of the English goalkeeper Jordan Pickfordafter a very good assist from the forward David Strelec.

It seemed that Slovakia was going to make the biggest splash in this Eurocup, but at 94 minutes he appeared Jude Bellingham with a tremendous overhead kick to force extension.

The front Harry Kanefinally, managed to stamp the final 2-1 in the first minute of extra time of the match that was played in the Veltins Arena in the city of Gelsenkirchen and that had the Turkish referee Umut Meler.

In the quarterfinals, the English will face Switzerland, who caused a surprise after eliminating Italy, the last champion of the competition.

During extra time the Slovaks looked for an equalizer with all their weapons, but they did not achieve it and ended up empty-handed.

England had reached the round of 16 after finishing first in Group C, as a result of the victory against Serbia and the draws against Denmark and Slovenia.

The Slovaks, for their part, had placed themselves among the 16 best in the tournament after advancing as third in Group E, in which the peculiarity was that all its members finished with four points and it had to be defined by goal difference .

The English thus remain in the race for their first Euro title, which has historically eluded them. The closest they came to winning it was in 2021, when they lost on penalties to Italy at the legendary Wembley Stadium.

Their opponent in the quarter-finals will be Switzerland, who eliminated Italy with a clear 2-0 victory on Saturday.

The match will take place next Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at the ESPRIT Arena in Düsseldorf, with a capacity of 54,600 spectators.

Bellingham’s great goal for England


Source: Ambito

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