Historic win: England beat Germany in Wembley

Wednesday 30th June 2021 07:39 EDT

Raheem Sterling and Harry Kane made history as England reached the quarter-finals of the European Championship with a 2-0 win over rivals Germany at Wembley on Tuesday. England will play either Sweden or Ukraine on Saturday 3 July at quarter-final. England’s victory against Germany ends a 55 year wait to win against Germany in a knockout stage since 1966, making this ‘extra special’. Pundits believe there is a strong chance of England reaching the finals. 
It was England’s first knockout round victory inside 90 minutes at the Euros and came after midfielder Jack Grealish was introduced in the 69th minute. Six minutes later, after a swift passing move, left wing- back Luke Shaw slipped the ball across the face of the goal for Sterling to slide in. Grealish was the direct provider for England’s second, crossing from the left for Kane to beat goalkeeper Manuel Neuer with a stooping header.
Earlier, England keeper Jordan Pickford did well to keep out Timo Werner before tipping over a stinging volley from Kai Havertz. At the other end, Mats Hummels denied Kane with a last-ditch clearance just before halftime.

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