Italy Won Ticket to Final after Defeating Spain in Penalties
- by gogameg
Italy Won Ticket to Final after Defeating Spain in Penalties – National Team of Italy finally could get their ticket to play in Final of EURO 2020. It was not easy for Italy since they have to fight against Spain, and becomes one of the favorites to win the trophy. The game was not easy and all along the match, both teams keep attacking and defending the goal. In the end, the game was decided by penalties. During the normal time in first and second haft, there were only two goals and each of them belongs to Italy and Spain. It was Italy that could lead the game quickly after Federico Chiesa create goal in 60th minutes of the match. After that, around 20 minutes after the first goal, Alvaro Morata from Spain also created goal so the teams have draw until the extra time ends. In the end of penalties, Italy could win after they scored 4 balls and secure two shots from Spain. Since it is semifinal, Italy still needs to wait for the next match of semifinal between England and Denmark.
Regarding the details of match, Italy suddenly made fast move in the beginning of the game. It was Nicolo Barella that initiated the attack. The midfielder of Inter Milan could bring surprise since mostly Italy was known for its slow movement. Unfortunately, his shot run into the right spot of the goal keeper. Inai Simon, Spain’s goalkeeper, could not do much and fortunately the ball hit the goal so Spain is safe. At the same time, the referee also blew his whistle telling that Barella was offside right before he received the pass from Emerson. Spain responded surprise attack from Italy quickly. The team started to take over the ball possession during the match. Even in 25th minute, Spain had hold ball possession of 65%. In addition to its success in controlling the ball, Spain also noted 208 successful passes. In addition, there were three shots, with single shot was on target. The one that made shot on target was Dani Olmo in 25th minute. Unfortunately, Gianluigi Donnarumma could save the ball and Spain failed to use the golden opportunity. In the end of first half, Italy shot the ball but it still was over the goal so it is totally safe. In the end, first half ended in 0-0.
Gogameguru – On the second half, Italy learned from the previous one, and they played aggressively. Italy made many shots. However, ball possession still belonged to the Spain even in second half time. In 60th minute of the game, finally Italy could break the frustration and it was Federico Chiesa, winger of Juventus, who created the score. With this score, it made the team able to increase their collections of goal during Euro 2020. They created similar goal numbers in Euro and World Cup. Leading by one goal make Italy wanted to try more and left the Spain with less chance to win. Unfortunately, all efforts were failed. Instead, Alvaro Morata entered the match replacing Ferran Torress. Morata could win the battle with Donnarumma and created his goal. Since there was no more goal, the match continued in penalties. Unfortunately, Alvaro Morata and Dani Olmo failed to add scores for the team. Meanwhile, Italy could grab all chances so the team deserved the ticket to final.
Italy Won Ticket to Final after Defeating Spain in Penalties – National Team of Italy finally could get their ticket…