A quick guide to the European semi-finals

Appointment at Wembley in the semi-finals: starts tomorrow with Italy and Spain at 21. Wednesday in the field of England and Denmark

Appointment in London, all eyes are on Wembley: Euro 2020 is about to go through its fullest phase. The semi-final matches of the European Championship will be held on Tuesday 6 July and Wednesday 7, which will see the stadium on one side. Italy and Spain On the other hand England and Denmark, the four teams that emerged victorious from the quarter-finals and who will now play a place in the most sought-after challenge, deserving of the cup on Sunday 11 July.

In spite of delta variable And the attempts of some European leaders, including Mario Draghi, to move the finals to another country, and the last matches of this mobile tournament will be held as planned in England. For the occasion, Wembley will increase its capacity, there will be no full house but a capacity of at least 75 per cent will be guaranteed, which means that the number of spectators will be around 60,000. However, tickets will only be sold to people who live in the UK or Ireland.

Italy – Spain (Tuesday, 9 pm)

Italy and Spain will be the first to take the field, for what presents itself as a challenge without candidates. The match will be between the two best strikers, with the Iberians scoring 12 goals and Mancini’s team 11 (Record shared with Denmark).

The Azzurri arrived with momentum, after a convincing victory over Belgium, which they got thanks to the goals of Barilla and Insigne, thanks to a strong defense and Chiellini’s grandfather, and above all thanks to the character and determination that characterized the entire European adventure. Italy is a team capable of suffering, resistance and strike. On the other side of the field, Spain appears at Wembley after a difficult victory over Switzerland, who were only defeated on penalties, despite the bookmakers. Even in the round of 16, Red Fury failed to finish the match in 90 minutes, which led to Croatia bending in overtime (5-3). Among the Euro 2020, eleven players from Luis Enrique play the ball the most, holding an average of 62.7 percent of possession per game. The match will be directed by German Felix Brych.

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England – Denmark (Wednesday, 9 pm)

All expectations belong to England: after 4-0 at the Olympics at the expense of Ukraine Shevchenko and after recovering Harry Kane (3 goals in the last two matches), he does not want the Southgate national team. More downtime. In the 5 matches played so far, no goal was conceded, now is the chance to reach the final and play for the cup in front of your fans. The precedents in this sense are not entirely encouraging, ask the Netherlands, Portugal and France for information, but the British have not lifted a trophy since 1966. That world championship is also the only victory, and Euro 2020 is an opportunity not to be missed.

On the road of the three lions there will be DenmarkWhich beat the Czech Republic 2-1 in Baku. The red and white team on paper is weaker than the brilliant 4 but after losing Eriksen on his debut, he found in the 23-year-old Casper Dolberg His driver and a new symbolic man: for him already 3 goals in this European. In total, the Danes scored 11 goals, the second best attack in the tournament. And the last time the Scandinavians reached the semi-finals lifted the trophy: it was 1992. Dutchman Danny McKelley will rule.

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