Euro 2020 is one step closer to the grand final as Italy have sealed a place in it by beating Spain in a dramatic encounter at Wembley. La Azzurra won 4-2 on penalties and will be seeking their first European Championship since 1968.
The soccer world was thrilled to watch this exciting affair between two of the most powerful teams in the Old Continent and strong contenders for the title. The game certainly lived up to the expectations despite its slow start as the second half was full of drama. Following an uneventful extra time, the winner was decided by a penalty shoot-out.
As usual, fans from all over the planet were attentive to the Euro 2020 action as this time it has delivered a memorable match between two favorites for the trophy, but only one of them remains on its way to it.
Fans react to Spain's elimination at the hands of Italy
The stage was set for a thrilling clash in one of the world's greatest soccer stadiums. Italy came out strong in Wembley and upset Spain's aspirations. Roberto Mancini's side has got through the final to keep on dreaming with a long-awaited European prize.
After a goalless first half, Federico Chiesa put La Azzurra in front with an incredible finish to capitalize on a great counterattack as fans in Wembley went wild. However, Alvaro Morata put things level after coming off the bench twenty minutes later. Unsurprisingly, the soccer community shared funny memes throughout the whole game.
It's been another emotional Euro 2020 matchday as Italy advanced to the grand final for the first time since 2012 hoping to claim the title after a long time. They'll face the winner of England vs Denmark on Sunday, July 11, at Wembley.