09 Jul Euro 2020 – England charged after Kasper Schmeichel lasered previous to Harry Kane penalty
England have been charged by UEFA after Denmark goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel was focused with a laser through the deciding second of their Euro 2020 semifinal victory at Wembley on Wednesday.
The laser was pointed at Schmeichel as England captain Harry Kane stepped as much as take a penalty in further time. The Leicester Metropolis goalkeeper initially saved Kane’s spot kick, regardless of the inexperienced mild on his face, however Kane tapped within the rebound to ship England into Sunday’s remaining towards Italy.
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There gave the impression to be a laser pointed at Kasper Schmeichel moments earlier than Kane’s penalty which was received whereas there was a second ball on the pitch throughout play. pic.twitter.com/xAQgNYwOi8
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UEFA even have opened proceedings towards England for the lighting of fireworks by their supporters and disturbances attributable to followers through the Denmark nationwide anthem.
In an announcement UEFA stated: “Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA EURO 2020 semifinal match between England and Denmark (2-1), performed on 7 July at Wembley Stadium, London.”
The laser incident continues the controversy surrounding the penalty that was given after Raheem Sterling fell underneath the problem of Mathias Jensen. The contact regarded minimal, and a video overview was wanted, however after a quick wait, the choice stood.
Denmark coach Kasper Hjulmand was unable to cover his frustration on the resolution to award the penalty, which eradicated his facet from the event.
England want to win their first main trophy because the 1966 World Cup and play Italy within the European Championship remaining at Wembley on Sunday.