26.2 C
Accra
Friday, July 12, 2024
SportsEngland secures a semi-final place with victory over Switzerland in 2024 Euros

Date:

England secures a semi-final place with victory over Switzerland in 2024 Euros

spot_img

England narrowly avoided a Euro 2024 exit and secured a spot in the semi-finals with a penalty shootout victory over Switzerland in Dusseldorf.

Gareth Southgate’s team, saved by Jude Bellingham’s late equalizer in the last 16 against Slovakia, faced another scare when Breel Embolo scored for Switzerland with just 15 minutes remaining.

- Advertisement -

Bukayo Saka responded with a stunning low shot to equalize five minutes later.

The match remained level after extra time, leading to a penalty shootout.

- Advertisement -

England’s flawless penalties and Jordan Pickford’s save of Manuel Akanji’s initial attempt paved the way for their win. Cole Palmer, Jude Bellingham, Saka, and Ivan Toney all converted their penalties before Trent Alexander-Arnold sealed the victory with the decisive kick.

England will now face the Netherlands in Dortmund on Wednesday at 20:00 BST, marking their first major tournament meeting since Euro 96.

Latest stories

Rita Dominic marks her 49th birthday in grand style

Nollywood legend Rita Dominic celebrated her 49th birthday with...

I see nothing wrong in seeking attention for showbiz – Sista Afia

Ghanaian songstress, Sista Afia has expressed her views on...

Bank customers filed 695 complaints in 2023 – BoG

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has reported a notable...

People are looking forward to a Bawumia-Mahama debate; forget the other parties – Nana B

The National Organiser of the ruling New Patriotic Party...

Related stories

Jonny Evans extends contract with Man Utd

Jonny Evans has secured a new one-year contract with...

Man City’s ‘sidelined’ Sergio sends message to Pep as he moves to Real Sociedad

Sergio Gomez expressed gratitude to Pep Guardiola upon departing...

Joshua Zirkzee picks preferred shirt number as he wraps up on Man Utd transfer

Bologna striker Joshua Zirkzee has reportedly chosen his desired...

Andres Iniesta tips Nico Williams to Barca would be an elevation for the club

Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta believes that Nico Williams could...

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here