England beat Germany 2-0 to make it to the quarter-finals of Euro 2020. With this, the journey of Germany, one of the most successful teams at the international level, came to an end in this tournament. In the first half, both the teams failed to score, but in the second half, England won. Although Germany had a chance in the second half. Just before Kane’s goal, Thomas Muller had a chance to score 1-1, but he could not capitalize on this easy opportunity.
Germany has lost in the last 16 of a major football tournament for the first time. Whereas for the second time in the Euro Cup, England’s team won a match in the knockout. Captain Harry Kane made an important contribution to England’s second Euro Cup knockout win by scoring a header goal off Jack Grealish’s cross. Earlier in Euro 1996, England had defeated Spain.
The win was a memorable one for English manager Gareth Southgate, as he failed to score in a shootout in the semi-final against Germany at Euro 1996. Big names like Ed Sheeran, Princess Kate Middleton, Prince William, David Beckham were present in the stadium to see this match. Germany’s defeat also brought tears to the eyes of the fans. As the match was reaching the last minute, the German fans were getting frustrated. After Raheem Sterling’s 75th minute and captain Harry Kane’s 86th minute goals, the German fans wept bitterly.
Watch yesterday match result in which England beat Germany to qualify for Euro 2020 quarter-finals.
England 2 – 0 Germany
Bookings: Rice, Phillips, Maguire; Ginter, Gosens
England: Pickford, Stones, Maguire, Walker, Shaw, Rice, Phillips, Trippier, Sterling, Kane, Saka
Substitutions: Henderson, Grealish
Germany: Neuer, Ginter, Hummels, Rudiger, Kimmich, Goretzka, Kroos, Gosens, Havertz, Muller, Werner
Substitutions: Can, Sane, Musiala, Gnabry