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England in the Euro Cup final for the second consecutive time: beat Netherlands 2-1; in the final of a major tournament held abroad for the first time

England in the Euro Cup final for the second consecutive time: beat Netherlands 2-1; in the final of a major tournament held abroad for the first time


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England also reached the final of the Euro Cup hosted by them in 2020.

England defeated Netherlands 2-1 in the second semi-final of the Euro Cup played at BVB Stadium in Dortmund, Germany. It reached the final of the tournament for the second consecutive time.

At the same time, England has reached the final of a major tournament held outside the country for the first time. Earlier, it had reached the final of the World Cup held in England in 1966 and the Euro Cup played in England in 2020.

England have not won any major tournament since the 1966 World Cup
England will clash with Spain in the final on Sunday. England has a chance to win the title of a major tournament after 58 years. Earlier, England won the World Cup title in 1966. However, it reached the final of the Euro Cup in 2020, but was deprived of the title.

Ollie Watkins’ last minute goal helped England win
Before the match ended, both teams were tied at 1-1 and it seemed that the match would be decided by a penalty shootout. But England’s Ollie Watkins scored in the extra minute of the match to put England ahead 2-1 and take them to the final.

By half time both teams scored 1-1 goals
By half time, both teams scored 1-1 goals. In the 10th minute of the match, Netherlands’ JV Simons put the Dutch team ahead by 1-0 by scoring from outside the English box.

This happiness of the Netherlands team and its fans did not last long and just 8 minutes later, i.e. in the 18th minute, Harry Kane scored a goal and turned the sorrow of the England team and fans into happiness. After this goal, a different energy was infused in the England team and till the half time game ended, they created many chances to score goals.

By the 25th minute of the match, England created four chances and had 65.8 percent possession of the ball. In the 38th minute, they again came close to scoring a goal. England’s young player Phil Foden took a powerful shot from the left, but the Netherlands goalkeeper not only stopped the ball but also prevented England from taking the lead.

Both teams made changes in the second half
Both teams made changes at the start of the second half. The Netherlands took out Donyell Malen and replaced him with Woth Weghorst, while England brought in Luke Shaw to replace Kieran Trippier.

At the same time, 20 minutes before the end of the second half, England called out first half stars Harry Kane and Phil Foden and replaced them with Ollie Watkins and Cole Palmer. England’s decision proved to be correct when in the added time of the match, Ollie Watkins scored a goal to give the team a 2-1 lead and take them to the final.

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