The England football team has reached the final of a major competition for the first time in more than 50 years. England captain and striker Harry Kane netted the game-winning penalty in extra time to send the Three Lions to the Euro 2020 final at Wembley Stadium. The penalty decision disappointed Denmark’s manager Kasper Hjulmand, who believed it was unfair to his players, who had fought extremely hard and given their best throughout the competition.
On the other hand, England may face sanctions as a result of the behaviour of its fans during the match. On Thursday, UEFA launched disciplinary proceedings against England for shining a laser pen at Denmark goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel during the decisive moment of the match in their Euro 2020 semi-final.
UEFA said in a statement: “The case will be dealt with by the UEFA, Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body [CEDB] in due course.”
During Wednesday’s play at Wembley,
England captain Harry Kane stepped up for a penalty in extra time to secure the home side a 2-1 win. The goalkeeper saved Kane’s initial shot but couldn’t save the rebound, sending Gareth Southgate’s team into the final against Italy on Sunday.
UEFA has also launched an investigation over England’s fans lighting pyrotechnics and causing a disturbance during the national anthem before the start of the match, according to UEFA.