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Notes from Italy-England: Verratti at the rendezvous

Find the outstanding performances of the final of Euro 2020 which made the happiness of Italy against England after a penalty shootout (1-1, 2 tab to 3), Sunday at Wembley.

At the end of the night (as in the two semi-finals a few days ago), Italy won Euro 2020 at the expense of England by winning in the penalty shootout (1- 1, 2 tab to 3), Sunday at Wembley. All of England pushed Gareth Southgate’s players and Luke Shaw even opened the entry score (2nd). But the Azzurri reacted well in the second half, equalizing by Leonardo Bonucci from a corner (67th).

Two Italian players in particular sounded the revolt: a Marco Verratti absolutely omnipresent in the game after returning from the locker room and an inexhaustible Federico Chiesa to set the defense of the Three Lions on fire. It was finally a future PSG player, Gianluigi Donnarumma, who was the hero of the meeting by pushing back 2 shots on goal, including the last opponent hit by the young Bukayo Saka.

On the home side, after the opening scoring entry, the defense held on, helped by a huge Declan Rice recovery. In front of, Harry Kane started well before disappearing, well muzzled by Giorgio Chiellini in particular, and Raheem Sterling, initially in the axis rather than on the left wing, was not as sharp as during all its Euro 2020 …

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