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The English team played Croatia, in the 1st round of group D and managed to come out winning, by 1-0, this is the first time that England has managed to win the first game of a European.
In a game of the 1st round of group D, England beat Croatia, but they had to suffer to reach the end with the victory, with Raheem Sterling being the scorer of the only goal of the match.
Playing at home, at Wembley Stadium, the English won and confirmed their favouritism, even though the performance was not very good. The first half without great moves except Phil Foden’s ball to the post.
The second half was marked by Raheem Sterling’s 56th-minute goal from Phillips‘ pass. Croatia tried to react but failed to create dangers to Jordan Pickford.
He made his debut in the game Jude Bellingham aged 17 years and 349 days, thus becoming the youngest player to play in the finals of the European National Team Championship.
⏰ RESULT ⏰
🏴 Sterling nets as England win EURO opener for first time
🇭🇷 Croatia lose first group game in this tournament for first time
🤔 Who impressed you most? #EURO2020
— UEFA EURO 2020 (@EURO2020) June 13, 2021