England vs. Germany: Raheem sterling and Harry Kane score late goals to lead the Three Lions into the quarterfinals

The final round of Euro 2020 16 tie pits England against a known rival

England vs. Germany: Raheem sterling and Harry Kane score late goals to lead the Three Lions into the quarterfinals

After a 2-0 win over Germany, England have advanced to the quarterfinals in Euro 2020. With his second-half goal in front of goal, Raheem Sterling, England's only goalscorer of the group stage, was the hero. The 75th minute saw Germany miss their best chance of winning the game. His goal was the winner and sent the Three Lions into the final eight where they will face either Ukraine, or Sweden.

Manuel Neuer pushed Sterling out of the game early on. The Germans took control and moved well, despite not creating much danger. Jordan Pickford saved their best chance in the first half, when Kai Havertz played his Chelsea teammate Timo Werner through on left side of box.

England almost took the lead in the first half. Sterling took the ball and advanced towards goal after Thomas Muller made a poor pass. While Muller chased him down, a double challenge by the winger saw Sterling win the ball. Harry Kane was on the left sideline of the box. His first touch was heavy and it was his last. Mats Hummels was called in to help clear the danger, when it appeared that a tap-in was being made by the star striker.

Jack Grealish, a substitute, made all the difference as the match approached extra time. With 15 minutes remaining, the Aston Villa man was in a position to find Luke Shaw on the left side box. His low ball found Sterling in front of goal and he won the opener.

Kai Havertz was able to play Muller through on goal, which looked like it would be the equalizer. However, the Bayern Munich man beat both the goalkeepers and the post, missing an opportunity.

England refused to forgive the visitors. Grealish found Kane's head moments later, making it 2-0 for England.

England will now be playing in the quarterfinals, which will take place on Saturday, July 3. In their history, the Three Lions have never won a European championship.

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