Euro 2020: English Fans Sign Petition Calling For Final vs Italy To Be Replayed 


Over 100,000 English fans have signed a petition calling for England’s Euro 2020 final defeat to Italy to be replayed.

The Three Lions lost on penalties after a 1-1 draw at Wembley on Sunday evening, where Luke Shaw opened scoring inside two minutes.

The Italians forced their way back into the match and deservedly levelled through Leonardo Bonucci in the second period.

Roberto Mancini’s side then prevailed 3-2 in a penalty shootout as Marcus Rashford shot wide and both Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka had their efforts saved by Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma.

In the UK, a peak audience of 31 million people watched the match and some fans were left incensed.

A petition to replay the match was started on the grounds that it apparently “was not fair at all” with an image of Giorgio Chiellini’s now infamous foul on Saka – which the Italian defender was booked for – used to highlight this apparent unfairness.

Over 100,000 people had signed the petition by Tuesday.

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