England defeated Italy in the main stage of the Euro. England hosted Italy at home on Tuesday (October 17) to secure their Euros main draw. The hosts fell behind early in the match at Wembley Stadium. However, Southgate’s team won 3-1 after turning around from there. With this victory, the Three Lions confirmed the main stage of the Euros held next year.
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The two superpowers England and Italy met in the ‘C’ group match at Wembley Stadium in London on Tuesday night. The main stage of the Euros was almost certain for England. Also, their recent form has kept them ahead of the game. However, the hosts fell behind at the beginning of the match.
Fifteen minutes into the match, Italian striker Scamakka stunned the home fans. The young Italian striker received a pass from defender Giovanni Di Lorenzo in the six yard box and sent it into the net. But then England turned around. Harry Kane equalized with a penalty goal in the 32nd minute of the match. Jude Bellingham was fouled by Italy’s Di Lorenzo in the box and England got a penalty.
The first half ended in a draw. But at the beginning of the second half, England went ahead. In the 57th minute of the match, Manchester United’s footballer Rashford went forward after Bellingham’s pass and scored a great goal. And in the 77th minute, Kane almost confirmed England’s three points by increasing the gap with a great goal. The Bayern Munich star beat the oncoming goalkeeper by picking up the ball from close to midfield and knocking down one of the opponents who was clinging on.
England is at the top of the group with 16 points from 6 matches with five wins and one draw. Italy is third with 10 points from the equal match. Ukraine beat Malta 3-1 in another match of the night. As a result, they have risen to the top of the table. Ukraine has 13 points in 7 matches.