The verdict is out and we have Italy as the first finalist of the Euro 2020. Italy beats Spain 4-2 in the penalty shoot-out to book a final berth in Euro 2020 final at Wembley Stadium in London. Jorginho scored the decisive penalty after Gianluigi Donnarumma saved a shot from Alvaro Morata. The match had finished 1-1 through extra time.
Dani Olmo and Manuel Locatelli missed the opening shots for Spain and Italy respectively before Andrea Belotti gave Italy the lead in the shoot-out. Gerard Moreno and Thiago Alcântara scored for Spain but Donnarumma marred their effort by denying Morata.
With both the teams unbeaten in the last 25 days, the result of the match could not be decided in the first 90 minutes. Italy and Spain headed to extra time in the European Championship semifinals with the scores even at 1-1.
Italy and Spain were meeting in the knockout round for the fourth straight European Championship, this time with a spot in the final on the line. The soccer powerhouses, who have claimed four European titles and five World Cup crowns between them set the Wembley Stadium in London in the Euro 2020 on fire on Tuesday.
Italy will meet the winner of 2nd semi-final between England and Denmark in the summit clash at the same venue on Sunday night.