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Schmeichel blasts referee after dodgy penalty call favors England
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Schmeichel blasts referee after dodgy penalty call favors England

Former Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel has opined that referee Danny Makkelie made a big error in awarding England a penalty against Denmark in the Euro 2020 semifinal game on Wednesday night, saying the defeat is hard to take because of the controversial decision. The game finished 1 all in regulation time before Raheem Sterling went down in the box in the first half of extra time after appearing to have been fouled by Joakim Maehle. The referee pointed to the spot and after some VAR checks, his decision stood as protests from the Danish team came to naught. The ensuing penalty by Harry Kane was saved by Kasper Schmeichel before the forward slotted in the rebound as it fell to him. The game eventually ended 2:1 in favor of the Three Lions and took them to the final ...
Euro 2020 – England have found their scoring boots at the best time
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Euro 2020 – England have found their scoring boots at the best time

England were the most ruthless team in the quarter-finals of the Euro 2020 tournament as they thrashed Ukraine 4 nil to book a place in the last 4 against Denmark. The Three Lions have been short of goals in the competition but seem to have come to life in attack in the knockout stages of the competition and this bodes well in their quest to emerge triumphantly in the competition. Gareth Southgate's men progressed from the group stages with low-scoring encounters with Raheem Sterling establishing himself as the key man for the goals in the group stages. They scored just 2 goals as they beat Croatia and The Czech Republic 1 nil respectively, alongside a goalless draw against Scotland. Harry Kane was not among the goals, seemed out of form in the early stages of the competition, ...