With the spell and character of the hero | England aborts Slovakia’s euro revolution

England national team qualified for the quarter-finals of the European Nations Cup Germany 2024, after a difficult and hard-fought victory after extra time on Sunday evening, June 30, against the Slovak national team with a score of two goals to one, in an exciting match that witnessed the result changing three times.

The match took place at the Veltins Arena, Schalke’s home ground in Gelsenkirchen, western Germany, with Turkish referee Umut Miller blowing the whistle, in front of around 48,000 fans in the stands. It was the first match in the German finals to go into extra time.

Slovakia took the lead through Ivan Schranz in the (25) minute, but Jude Bellingham scored the fatal equaliser in the (90+5) minute, forcing the two teams to resort to two extra halves, where Harry Kane decided matters completely from the first minute of the first extra half.

Watch the summary of the England and Slovakia match

England beat Slovakia as champions

By crossing Slovakia, he qualified England national team To the quarter-finals of the European Nations Cup for the second time in a row, for the first time in its history.

The English team also won for the fourth time when it trailed in the European Nations Cup, making the Three Lions the second best team to turn its deficit in the tournament into a win, after France, which did it 5 times before, which reflects the English character in the competition.

Kane and Billingham.. the English “talisman” in the Euro

Interestingly, all of England’s goals in Euro 2024 were scored by Kane and Bellingham, with two goals for each player.

Bellingham’s goal in the (90+5) minute is the latest goal scored by the English in the history of the tournament, while Kane’s goal in the (91) minute became the fastest goal scored in extra time ever, only 50 seconds after the start of the first extra time.

Kane and Bellingham from the match against Slovakia (Euro2024)

Bellingham scored his third goal in major international tournaments with his country, equaling the number of goals scored by England legends, namely Paul Scholes, Frank Lampard and David Beckham. As for Kane, he scored his sixth goal in the European Nations Cup finals, and now he is only one goal away from England’s all-time top scorer in the tournament. Euro, legend Alain Shearer scored 7 goals, according to the Opta statistical platform.


England vs Switzerland match date

England will face Switzerland in the quarter-finals, who knocked out defending champions Italy 2-0.

The Euro 2024 quarter-final match between England and Switzerland will be held on Saturday, July 6, at the Dusseldorf City Stadium, as Gareth Southgate’s side seek to reach the semi-finals for the second time in a row.

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