Raheem Sterling and Harry Kane went on strike when they defeated their opponent Germany 2-0 at Wembley Stadium to enter the quarter-finals of the European Championship.
Raheem Sterling and Harry Kane defeated their opponent Germany 2-0 at Wembley on Tuesday to enter the quarterfinals of the European Championship.
England will play against Sweden or Ukraine, and they will play the quarterfinals in Glasgow later on Tuesday.
This was England’s first knockout victory in the European Cup in 90 minutes, and it was achieved after the introduction of midfielder Jack Greeley in the 69th minute.
Six minutes later, after a quick pass, left-wing defender Luke Shaw slid the ball across the goal and let Sterling slip in-sparking excitement among the 45,000 fans at Wembley, “Football is home” The final whistle echoed in the iconic arena.
Greeley was the direct provider of the England team’s second goal. Kane made a pass from the left and stooped to defeat goalkeeper Manuel Neuer with a header.
Earlier, England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford stopped Timo Werner well and then fell from a volley from Kai Havertz. At the other end, Mats Hummels rejected Kane with a final clearance before halftime.
“We know that we need to perform well on the difficult side, and we did it today,” Sterling said. “It is always special to do this for your country.”
“We know the intensity we can play, and not many teams can cope with… all-round, outstanding team performance.
“We played one by one, we left, recovered and focused on the next game.”