Video: Germany beat Italy in sudden death shootout

Germany have progressed to the semi-finals of EURO 2016 after a dramatic penalty shootout win over Italy on Saturday night.

The sides couldn’t be separated after and the contest finished 1-1 after 120 minutes, before the Germans came out on top by converting six penalties to five.


In normal time, Germany went ahead on 65 minutes through Mesut Ozil, before Leonardo Bonucci equalised from the spot 12 minutes later.

In the shootout, Germany missed three times as Thomas Muller had his effort saved by Gianluigi Buffon, while Ozil hit the post and Bastien Schweinsteiger blazed over.

However, the Italians also struggled as Simone Zaza fired over after a bizarre run up, Graziano Pelle put his shot wide and Manuel Neuer saved from Bonucci.

Neuer then pulled off another stop to deny Matteo Darmian and Jonas Hector stepped up to convert the winner.



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