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Euro 2024: England Sets Up Euro Final Clash with Spain After Defeating Netherlands

The Three Lions seized the lead in the 90th minute with a goal from Ollie Watkins, following a controversial penalty equalizer by Harry Kane, which cancelled out Xavi Simons' initial strike.

A stoppage-time goal from substitute Ollie Watkins moved England into their second straight European Championship final, as they defeated the Netherlands 2-1.

In the 81st minute, substitutes Ollie Watkins and Cole Palmer came on for Harry Kane and Phil Foden.

On Wednesday, July 10, 2024, in Dortmund, the Dutch suffered this blow as their hopes of a rematch against Spain in the final were denied.

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Earlier on, England believed they had taken the lead when Bukayo Saka scored, but the goal was disallowed due to a correct offside call in the buildup.

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Speaking after the match, England’s captain, Harry Kane couldn’t hide his excitement.

“It’s an amazing achievement. I am so proud of everyone. To do what we’ve done away from home is really special. There’s that feeling there’s one more left and we need to do that on Sunday,” Kane said.

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Talking about Watkins coming off the bench to score the winner, Kane said: “We talk about being ready. We’re a big team at being ready. When it matters, you might get five minutes, or one minute, but you can make a difference, you can win us a tournament. He’s been waiting, he’s been patient. What he did was outstanding and he deserves it.”

On Sunday, July 14, 2024, England will play Spain for the Euro 2024 final match.

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