England's Harry Kane scores his side's second goal during the Euro 2020 soccer championship round of 16 match between England and Germany, at Wembley stadium, in London
Riding on goals from Raheem Sterling and Harry Kane, England defeated Germany 2-0 in a Round of 16 match at the European Football Championship -- Euro 2020 -- to advance to the quarter-finals here on Tuesday.
Sterling scored in the 75th minute, converting a a low cross from Luke Shaw. Kane and Jack Grealish played the ball out wide to Shaw, whose low cross went straight to Sterling who slotted the ball in.
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England were not yet as eleven minutes later -- in the 86th -- Kane converted a cross from Grealish.
Shaw moved up from the midfield and charged forward. He played the ball wide to Grealish, whose low cross was headed home by Kane from the edge of the six-yard box
"We knew we needed to put in a big performance against a very good German side and I thought we done that today," Sterling later told BBC.
"Scoring for your country is always special and it is definitely a special moment for me... I celebrated and for half a second I thought 'Don't let it be offside'. I am really happy it went in and I am really happy we got the win," he added.
This was England's first knockout win over Germany at Wembley since 1966.
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FINAL SCORE: Germany 0 | 2 England
A massive Wembley crowd erupts in joy as England finally wins a Uefa EURO knockout match, and it is against their major tournament rivals Germany. Pickford's goal was hardly troubled, and when the Germans did get through the Three Lions' defence, they found the goalkeeper in fine form. Southgate's side started the second half slowly, but they created two excellent chances, which they took advantage of. They will now fly to Rome to compete in the final eight against the winners of Sweden or Ukraine.
Second Half: Germany 0 | 2 England
Harry Kane scores and England doubles the lead, Germany needs a miracle now
England takes the lead as Raheem Sterling scores.
A magnificent England team goal gives them the lead, and Sterling is the scorer once again. The Man is involved in some excellent passing. The Manchester City striker, Kane, Grealish, and Shaw combine to produce a low cross into the area for Sterling, who steers it past Neuer and into the corner of the net from close range. England fans are estatic and so does Prince William who is seen punching the air in joy.
The second half is turning into a cat and mouse battle. England had a sustained period of possession just a few minutes ago, but now it's Germany's chance to take the initiative. The Three Lions reclaim possession, and Kroos brings Sterling's break to a halt just inside the Germany half.
HALF TIME: Germany 0 | 0 England
In the 45th minute, Harry Kane has a clear chance to score but Hummels made an excellant save.
There is no goal scored in first 20 minutes but England has one shot on target in the 15th minute, Manuel Neuer makes an excellent save to deny England a goal.
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In the last round of 16 game of Euro Cup 2021, Ukraine defeated Sweden 2-1 in extra time and got a place in quarterfinals.
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