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UEFA EURO 2020, Ukraine vs England Highlights: England book semifinal date against Denmark

UEFA EURO 2020 Quarterfinal, Ukraine vs England Highlights: England, who won 4-0, will play Denmark in the semifinal on Wednesday.

By: Sports Desk |
Updated: July 4, 2021 2:27:07 am

UEFA EURO 2020 Quarterfinal, Ukraine vs England Highlights: England beat Ukraine by 4 goals to nil in Saturday’s second quarterfinal match of the European Championships at the Stadio Olimpico in Italy. They will play Denmark in the semifinal on Wednesday at Wembley.

Harry Kane scored twice in each half, Harry Maguire doubled England’s 1-0 lead in the second half and Jordan Henderson scored his first ever goal for England as they registered their biggest win in a knockout match of a major tournament since the 1966 World Cup. England will meet Denmark in the Euro Cup semifinal. They are yet to concede a single goal in the tournament.

Teams

Ukraine: Buschcan; Zabarnyi, Kryvtsov, Matviyenko; Karavaev, Shaparenko, Zabarnyi, Sydorchuk, Zinchenko; Yarmolenko, Yaremchuk

England: Pickford; Walker, Stones, Maguire, Shaw; Rice, Phillips; Sancho, Mount, Sterling; Kane

Live Blog

European Championships Quarterfinals, Ukraine vs England:

02:22 (IST)04 Jul 2021
Full Time: England 4-0 Ukraine

No added time in Rome. Shevchenko and Southgate shake hands. No doubt who had the better team to manage tonight. Harry Kane, Harry Maguire and the first ever England goal for Jordan Henderson sees a huge England win. England will meet Denmark in the Euro Cup semifinal, with the team yet to concede a single goal in the tournament.

02:19 (IST)04 Jul 2021
'90 - England set to record biggest knockout win in major tournament since 1966

England seeing out the rest of their quarterfinal with utmost command. You thought it was coming 'home' in 2018, but given how things are going for this English side, it just might be coming home in 2021.

02:03 (IST)04 Jul 2021
'75 - England control pace of game, Kane taken off

A flurry of changes made by England with 25 minutes left on the clock. Ukraine now looking to maintain their shape more than looking to attack themselves. Englan look like a far superior unit, controlling the pace of the game completely. England will be reaching the semifinal without having conceded a single goal in the tournament. Ken taken off in the 73rd minute. No hat-trick for him then.

01:53 (IST)04 Jul 2021
63' - Henderson scores, England lead by 4 goals

Henderson comes on for Declan Rice as England look to control the pace of the game. Kane brings the game alive with a volleyed shot that is parried away. And from the resulting corner, Henderson scores.

England 4-0 Ukraine

01:41 (IST)04 Jul 2021
50' - Harry Kane scores again

Ukraine didn't gather themselves after the 2nd goal. And there's a 3rd! Sterling with a back heel. Shaw with another delivery. Harry Kane rises above the rest and heads it in. It's 3-0 England. The heads in the yellow shirts are dropping now.

England 3-0 Ukraine

01:39 (IST)04 Jul 2021
England score again

Harry Maguire scores as the 2nd half starts! Ukraine concede a free kick. Luke Shaw delivers a set piece that England make the most of. Two minutes into the half and England now lead 2-0.

01:20 (IST)04 Jul 2021
Half Time: England 1-0 Ukraine

Sterling creates a chance, which is squandered by Sancho, who is saved by the fact that he would have been off side anyway. Ukraine mount a series of attacks as the half time whistle looms. England push back, having to do a bit more defensive work. Zinchenko carves a ball through the English backline, but the Ukraine forward line cannot do justice to it. After 3 minutes of added time, the first half whistle blows.

01:10 (IST)04 Jul 2021
'39 - Declan Rice has a shot on goal

Declan Rice has a long range crack at the keeper in the 33rd minute, which is the best attack England have mounted since the goal. Ukraine mount another attack with a fluid move down the left flank, but England manage to get their legs between the shot and the goal.

01:01 (IST)04 Jul 2021
'30 - Chances few and far in between

The highly vaunted Sancho has done little other than be caught off side so far. Sterling finds some space on the left and decides to smash a shot into the legs of Ukraine's defenders. Chances few and hard to come by in this match so far.

00:49 (IST)04 Jul 2021
'16 - Yaremchuk gets a shot away

Ukraine find their way into the game. They have pushed the play higher up, with most of the action now taking place in the English half. Zinchenko finding a lot of joy on the left flank.

00:36 (IST)04 Jul 2021
4' - Harry Kane scores

England take the lead in the 4th minute. Ukraine, who haven't gotten a real touch of the ball so far, have conceded. A ball is squeezed through into the box, and Harry Kane is the first to it.England 1-0 Ukraine

00:32 (IST)04 Jul 2021
Match begins

The whistle kicks off the last quarter of Euro 2020. England play the ball around in the Ukraine half in the first minute, the men in yellow still look for their first touch of the ball.

23:38 (IST)03 Jul 2021
Denmark book semi spot vs England/Ukraine

Denmark have booked their spot in the semi, and will be possibly following this match to see who they will meet. 

23:08 (IST)03 Jul 2021
Teams

Ukraine: Buschcan; Zabarnyi, Kryvtsov, Matviyenko; Karavaev, Shaparenko, Zabarnyi, Sydorchuk, Zinchenko; Yarmolenko, Yaremchuk

England: Pickford; Walker, Stones, Maguire, Shaw; Rice, Phillips; Sancho, Mount, Sterling; Kane

The big news for England is Jadon Sancho is in the XI. 

23:05 (IST)03 Jul 2021
England vs Ukraine

Denmark are beating Czech Republic in the first quarterfinal of the night with 15 minutes to go. England and Ukraine meanwhile have arrived at the ground. Team news out soon. Match begins at 12:30 am.

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