EURO 2020 Semi-Finals Highlights: Italy beat Spain 4-2 on penalties, Proceed in Finals


UEFA EURO 2020 Semi-Finals, Italy vs Spain Highlights: Italy beat Spain on penalties at Wembley Stadium in London

In the shootout, Italy won 4-2 on penalties thanks to Jorginho, who converted the winning penalty. As he finished his runup, the midfielder hopped on the ball before rolling it into the bottom corner with a trademark bounce.

Extra time ended in a 1-1 draw. In the 60th minute, Italy’s Federico Chiesa netted a curling shot, but Spain’s Alvaro Morata equalized four minutes later. The shootout ended in a draw after Jorginho missed Morata’s last kick. The final takes place on Sunday at Wembley Stadium between England or Denmark.

Spain vs Italy head to head

Spain have lost just two of their last 14 matches against Italy. They still remember their victory over Italy in the quarterfinals of the 2008 European Championship, which marked the beginning of their rise to the top of the world. They won the 2010 World Cup and Euro 2012, where they beat Italy 4-0.

Roberto Mancini has built an Italian team based on pace in attack and drive in midfield, very different from the ultra-defensive teams of the past.