VIDEO: England thrash Ukraine 4-0 to set up Denmark Euro 2020 semi-final - GulfToday

VIDEO: England thrash Ukraine 4-0 to set up Denmark Euro 2020 semi-final


England's Jordan Henderson celebrates with teammates at the Olympic Stadium in Rome. AFP

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Harry Kane scored a brace, while Harry Maguire and Jordan Henderson smashed one each as rampant England ended Ukraine’s dream run at the Euro to book their berth in the semi-final on Sunday.

Kane broke the deadlock as early as in the fourth minute to put England 1-0 ahead. He picked up a pass from Raheem Sterling and slotted home the opener to the left side of the goal.

Ukraine tried hard to come on par but failed to convert their chances into goals. They came closest to scoring when Roman Yaremchuk shot the ball into post but he was denied by Jordan Pickford.

The first-half ended in a 1-0. Soon after the change of guard, England added one more their tally through Harry Magiure.

In the 46th minute, Luke Shaw fired a cross and Maguire leapt high to send the ball into the net, extending the lead to 2-0.

The second goal opened the flood gates as England seemed to have found the hole in the perforated Ukraine defence.

Hardly had Ukraine overcome the shock, Kane was again in the thick of the action and he scored his second goal two minutes later, extending the score to 3-0.

With the third goal, the picture had become quite clear and Ukraine also seemed to conceding the defeat. But the

In the 64th minute, Jordan Henderson also found the back of the net as he intercepted a pass from Mason to put the last nail in Ukraine’s coffin.

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