Preview: Italy vs. England

July 11, 2021

The curtain closes on a mesmerizing summer of Euro 2020 football this Sunday, as supporters arrive at Wembley Stadium en masse to witness Italy and England do battle for the continental championship trophy. Roberto Mancini’s side booked their place in the showpiece event after coming up trumps in nerve-wracking penalty shootout against Spain, while England needed 120 minutes of their own to send Denmark packing 2-1 in the semi-finals. It…

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Preview: Italy vs. Spain

July 6, 2021

Two continental giants convene under the Wembley arch on Tuesday, as Italy clash with old foes Spain in the Euro 2020 semi-finals. Reprising the one-sided 2012 final between the nations, both sides are intent on booking a place in the deciding game of this year’s action-packed championship. Following their enthralling quarter-final win over Belgium in Munich, an inspired Italy squad return to London this week to take on one of their oldest rivals, who they first…

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Cristiano Ronaldo remains the favourite for the Euro 2020 Golden Boot

July 6, 2021

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Euro 2020 adventure only lasted four matches, before Portugal’s last 16 elimination at the hands of Belgium, but the No.7 could still win the Golden Boot award despite not being involved in the quarter-finals onwards. By netting twice against Hungary, twice against France and once against Germany in the first round, in the Group of Death, Ronaldo has five goals to his name and nobody has more. The…

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Peter Schmeichel: ‘Kasper will be ready for penalties against England’

July 5, 2021

Peter Schmeichel says son Kasper will be ready for penalties when Denmark do battle with England in the Euro 2020 semi-finals on Wednesday and warned the omens are good for the Danes. The former Manchester United goalkeeper was part of the Danish team which stunned the world in 1992 when they won the European Championship for the first and only time after receiving a late call-up to the tournament when…

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Preview: England vs. Germany

June 29, 2021

A quarter of a century on from their infamous encounter at Euro 96, old foes England and Germany renew hostilities at Wembley Stadium in the last-16 stage of Euro 2020 on Tuesday evening. The Three Lions progressed in first place from Group D to set up a tie with Germany, who managed to claim second spot in the tournament’s group of death. Desperate to banish the talk and memories of…

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#EURO2020 Preview: France vs. Switzerland

#EURO2020 Preview: France vs. Switzerland
June 28, 2021

Switzerland will aim to produce a shock of seismic proportions during their Euro 2020 last-16 clash on Monday, as they gear up to meet reigning world champions France at the National Arena in Bucharest. Les Bleus finished first in the group of death to seal progress into the knockout rounds, while Switzerland managed to qualify as one of the four best third-placed outfits. Not even the reigning World Cup holders…

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