Italy ‘dominated’ England in Euro 2020 final, says Mancini
Mancini: Italy dominated England
Leonardo Bonucci cancelled out Luke Shaw’s half-volley in the second half, and the two teams could not be separated in extra time
Italy coach Roberto Mancini hailed his side’s performance and said Italy “dominated” England after conceding an early goal at Wembley on Sunday to win the Euro 2020 final.
“We did well. We conceded a goal straight away and struggled, but then we dominated the game, ” Mancini told RAI Sport after the 3-2 win on penalties after the match ended 1-1 after extra time.
“The lads were wonderful, I don’t know what more to say. It’s important for all the people and all the fans.
Apart from teenager @BukayoSaka87, @GarethSouthgate also brought on @Sanchooo10 & @MarcusRashford into extra time to take spot-kicks, and they also both missed as @England blew an early advantage in the shoot-out against @azzurri @EURO2020 https://t.co/8c6wrZNGhz
— Dhaka Tribune Sports (@Sport_DT) July 11, 2021
“I hope they’re celebrating (in Italy).”
Leonardo Bonucci cancelled out Luke Shaw’s half-volley in the second half, and the two teams could not be separated in extra time.
It went to a shoot-out, with Gianluigi Donnarumma making two decisive saves after Marcus Rashford hit the woodwork.
Italy won the title for the second time after 1968.