England vs. Denmark: Preview of the second semi-final of the European Cup 2020 | Euro2020 News
When: Wednesday, July 7
where is it: Wembley Stadium, London
begin: 19:00 GMT
Denmark will have to do anything that the team did not do in the Euro 2020 game against England in order to reach the championship final: scoring goals.
The Danes recovered from two losses in the first game of the game and will face England in the second semi-final at Wembley Stadium on Wednesday.
Denmark not only lost two games, but also lost its best player, midfielder Christian Eriksson. Cardiac arrest In the team’s first game, it had to be resuscitated with a defibrillator on the court.
He is now recovering at home, but can participate in the finals.
This is also Denmark’s longest distance in a major football match since it won the European Championship in 1992.
At the same time, the England team has not lost a game or conceded a goal in the 2020 European Cup so far, and will play in their national football stadium.
Road to the semifinals
Beat Croatia 1-0
0-0 draw with Scotland
Beat the Czech Republic 1-0
Beat Germany 2-0
Beat Ukraine 4-0
0-1 lost to Finland
1-2 lost to Belgium
4-1 defeated Russia
Beat Wales 4-0
Beat the Czech Republic 2-1
Can England make it to the final?
Since winning the 1966 World Cup, England have only reached four Grand Slam semi-finals, losing in the 1990 and 2018 World Cups, and the 1968 and 1996 European Cups, when Gareth Southgate was playing against Germany missed a key penalty in the penalty shootout and is notorious.
But the current team left a deep impression in the 4-0 victory over Ukraine in Rome on Saturday, which foreshadows a wave of excitement in the country as the media praised the team.
Southgate has always been keen to keep his team from thinking about the burden of history. If he needs a way to get his players back to reality before the semifinals, he doesn’t have to look back and warn against complacency.
In the National League held at Wembley last October, a 10-man England team lost to Denmark 0-1.
Three years ago, England defeated Sweden in the quarter-finals of the World Cup in Russia, but lost to Croatia in the semifinals. Afterwards, English fans felt similar.
After two defeats, the Danes beat Russia 4-1 in Copenhagen, and then beat Wales 4-0 in Amsterdam, successfully exiting Group B. ………………………………….. ………………………………….. ………………..
In the quarter-finals, they defeated the well-organized Czech team 2-1 in the Baku Heat.
On the offensive end, Martin Braithwaite created a space that Mikel Damsgaard and Caspar Dolberg made good use of, and offensive full-back Jens Strig Larsen and excellent Joakim Mahler poses a threat.
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg and Thomas Delaney are solid in the center of the midfield, while goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel has a solid back line in front of them.
“Is the football home?”
England’s national anthem of “Football Go Home”-chanted by fans at Wembley Stadium after the German game-is not for everyone.
The Danish goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel swipes the so-called triumphant song cheekyly and said: “Has it ever been home? I don’t know, have you won?”
? “What does it mean to you to stop it from’going home’ tomorrow night?”
“Have you ever been home? Have you won?”
— ITV Football (@itvfootball) July 6, 2021
Eriksson jersey display
England captain Harry Kane and coach Southgate shared the team’s plan to show Eriksson’s jersey before the semifinals.
“My good friend Chris and, yes, of course, it would be sad not to see him there,” Kane said.
“For many years, he has been an important part of their success. Of course, this is a terrible thing for him. The most important thing is that he did a good job, and he is clearly recovering well, I’m sure, he definitely Will support Denmark more than him, not support me.
“So yes, of course, there will be a speech to show that we obviously come from all of England’s support.”