Italy eliminates Spain on penalties to reach Euro 2020 final
Italy eliminated Spain from the European Football Championship, after defeating them in a penalty shootout, to reach the final round of the tournament. The Italian and Spanish teams resorted to penalty kicks after the extension after they drew 1-1 in the original time of their confrontation in the semi-finals of the European Football Championship at Wembley Stadium, on Tuesday. Italy advanced through Juventus player Federico Chiesa (60), while Spain drew through his old colleague Alvaro Morata (80). Italy will meet in the final match, next Sunday, with the victor of the confrontation between England and Denmark, on Wednesday. This is the fourth time that Italy has reached the final after 1968, when it won its only title at the expense of Yugoslavia, before losing the 2000 final against France with the golden goal, and then against Spain in the final of the 2012 edition. The Italian team raised its score to 33 matches without losing, while the Spanish team, the defending champion 3 times (a record equal with Germany), went out for the third consecutive time in the playoffs of this tournament without losing any match in the original time. or additional. But “La Roja” this time paid the price of penalty kicks that smiled at him in the previous round against Switzerland.