Captain Harry Kane scored from the rebound off a penalty in extra-time to earn England a 2-1 victory over Denmark in the second semi-final of Euro 2020 at Wembley on Wednesday.
The penalty was awarded after Raheem Sterling was brought down inside the box late in the first period of extra-time. Kane took the spot-kick but his effort was well-saved by Denmark ‘keeper Kasper Schmeichel.
Off the rebound though Kane made no mistake, darting in and dispatching the ball home.
The teams were locked 1-1 at the end of regulation time.
England will play Italy, who beat Spain 4-2 in the penalty shoot-out on Tuesday, in Sunday’s final.
England had a better share of the exchanges in the first half before Mikkel Damsgaard put Denmark ahead in the 30th minute, finding the net off a direct free-kick from 30 yards out.
The Danes’ joy was however short-lived as England restored parity nine minutes later through an own goal.
Denmark’s captain Simon Kjaer deflected the ball into his own goal attempting to cut off a defence-splitting cross from 19-year-old Bukayo Saka, who returned to the starting line-up at the expense of Jadon Sancho, as Raheem Sterling charged in to connect home.
England should have scored in a tense second half, but were thwarted by Schmeichel.
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