Italy wins Euro 2020, beats England in penalty shootout
Britain England Italy Euro 2020 Soccer England's Luke Shaw, left, celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during the Euro 2020 final soccer match between Italy and England at Wembley stadium in London, Sunday, July 11, 2021. Italy won the European Championship for the second time by beating England 3-2 on penalties on Sunday. England was playing in its first major final in 55 years. England went ahead in the second minute when Luke Shaw scored the fastest goal in a European Championship final. ___More AP soccer: https://apnews.com/hub/soccer and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports___Steve Douglas is at https://twitter.com/sdouglas80Copyright 2021 The Associated Press.wftv.com
The Latest: Ticketless fans storm into Wembley for final
___The European Championship final between Italy and England has started at Wembley Stadium in London. ___Italy’s players walked onto the field at Wembley Stadium in street clothes soon after England ahead of the European Championship final. ___Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic tried to give a diplomatic answer when asked which team he thinks will win the European Championship final. ___England fans are starting to take their seats at Wembley Stadium ahead of the European Championship final against Italy. ___Thousands of fans have created a party atmosphere outside Wembley Stadium before the European Championship final between England and Italy.wftv.com
The Latest: Shaw's goal fastest in European final
(Andy Rain/Pool Photo via AP) (Andy Rain)The Latest on soccer’s European Championship:___Luke Shaw’s goal for England was the quickest scored in a European Championship final. The previous fastest goal scored in a European Championship final was in 1964 when Chus Pereda scored for Spain 5:17 into the match against the Soviet Union. ___The European Championship final between Italy and England has started at Wembley Stadium in London. ___England has changed its formation to a 3-4-3 and recalled Kieran Trippier for the European Championship final against Italy. ___Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic tried to give a diplomatic answer when asked which team he thinks will win the European Championship final.wftv.com
United ends City winning run at 21 with Manchester derby joy
Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes, center right, scores the opening goal from the penalty spot past Manchester City's goalkeeper Ederson during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England, Sunday, March 7, 2021. (Peter Powell/Pool via AP)MANCHESTER – Success for Manchester United these days is being the spoiler as Manchester City goes on to eventually claim the league titles. City manager Pep Guardiola's pursuit of a world-record winning streak ended after United won the derby 2-0 on Sunday. Just like three years ago when Jose Mourinho's derby win prevented City sealing the title that April day. United goalkeeper Dean Henderson threw the ball out to Shaw, who was gifted time and space to run into the penalty area.