Euro Cup 2012: England vs Italy (QF)

Jun 24, 2012, 21:03 PM IST
Italy players celebrate after Alessandro Diamanti scored the decisive penalty shootout during the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine.
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Italy players celebrate after Alessandro Diamanti scored the decisive penalty shootout during the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine.

Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, right, and Alessandro Diamanti celebrate after Diamanti scored the decisive penalty shootout during the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine.
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Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, right, and Alessandro Diamanti celebrate after Diamanti scored the decisive penalty shootout during the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine.

England manager Roy Hodgson, center and Steven Gerrard, right, greet Italy's Alessandro Diamanti who scored the decisive penalty shootout during the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine.
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England manager Roy Hodgson, center and Steven Gerrard, right, greet Italy's Alessandro Diamanti who scored the decisive penalty shootout during the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine.

Italy's Daniele De Rossi celebrates after Italy won the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine.
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Italy's Daniele De Rossi celebrates after Italy won the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine.

England's Wayne Rooney, left, and Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon exchange the word at the end of the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine.
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England's Wayne Rooney, left, and Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon exchange the word at the end of the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine.

England's Wayne Rooney reacts after losing the penalty shootout of the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine.
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England's Wayne Rooney reacts after losing the penalty shootout of the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine.

Italy players celebrate after Alessandro Diamanti scored the decisive penalty shootout during the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine.
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Italy players celebrate after Alessandro Diamanti scored the decisive penalty shootout during the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine.

England's Joleon Lescott claims offside after Italy's Antonio Nocerino, left, scored a disallowed goal past England goalkeeper Joe Hart, right, during the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine.
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England's Joleon Lescott claims offside after Italy's Antonio Nocerino, left, scored a disallowed goal past England goalkeeper Joe Hart, right, during the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine.

England's Wayne Rooney performs an overhead kick at goal during the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine.
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England's Wayne Rooney performs an overhead kick at goal during the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine.

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich applauds during the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine.
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Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich applauds during the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine.

Italy's Mario Balotelli, second right, fails to score past England goalkeeper Joe Hart, left, during the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine.
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Italy's Mario Balotelli, second right, fails to score past England goalkeeper Joe Hart, left, during the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine.

England goalkeeper Joe Hart jumps over Italy's Mario Balotelli during the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday.
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England goalkeeper Joe Hart jumps over Italy's Mario Balotelli during the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday.

Italy's Mario Balotelli misses a scoring chance, blocked by England's John Terry during the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine.
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Italy's Mario Balotelli misses a scoring chance, blocked by England's John Terry during the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine.

Italy's Ignazio Abate, left, and England's Wayne Rooney go for the ball during the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine.
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Italy's Ignazio Abate, left, and England's Wayne Rooney go for the ball during the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine.

England goalkeeper Joe Hart tries to get a shot that eventually hit the post during the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, June 24, 2012.
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England goalkeeper Joe Hart tries to get a shot that eventually hit the post during the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, June 24, 2012.

An England soccer fan wears a mask of Britain's Prince Harry and cheers for his team ahead of the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and France at the Fan Zone in Kiev Ukraine, Sunday, June 24, 2012.
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An England soccer fan wears a mask of Britain's Prince Harry and cheers for his team ahead of the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and France at the Fan Zone in Kiev Ukraine, Sunday, June 24, 2012.

An English fan cheers as he waits for the kick-off of the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, June 24, 2012.
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An English fan cheers as he waits for the kick-off of the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, June 24, 2012.

English fans cheer as they wait for the kick-off of the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, June 24, 2012.
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English fans cheer as they wait for the kick-off of the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, June 24, 2012.

Italian fans cheer before the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, June 24, 2012.
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Italian fans cheer before the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, June 24, 2012.

An England supporter waits for the kick-off of the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, June 24, 2012.
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An England supporter waits for the kick-off of the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match between England and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, June 24, 2012.

Probable line-ups for both England and Italy for their Euro 2012 quarterfinal match at Kyiv.
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Probable line-ups for both England and Italy for their Euro 2012 quarterfinal match at Kyiv.

An Italy fan shows his tongue in the fan zone in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, June 24, 2012. Italy will play England in a Euro 2012 quarterfinal soccer match later Sunday.
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An Italy fan shows his tongue in the fan zone in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, June 24, 2012. Italy will play England in a Euro 2012 quarterfinal soccer match later Sunday.

An England fan cheers in the fan zone in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, June 24, 2012. England will play Italy in a Euro 2012 quarterfinal soccer match later Sunday.
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An England fan cheers in the fan zone in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, June 24, 2012. England will play Italy in a Euro 2012 quarterfinal soccer match later Sunday.