England 2-1 Italy: Substitute Defoe strikes to earn morale-boosting win

England came from behind to beat their Euro 2012 conquerors, Italy, 2-1 in a friendly in Switzerland.

Ashley Young dropped off from energy drink ad after missing Euro penalty

Ashley Young was axed from a major advertising campaign just hours after missing out on his vital penalty shot against Italy.

Hodgson: England didn`t let anyone down

After yet more penalty heartache for the Three Lions, the former West Brom boss is hopeful that his players have set a base standard for the future from which they can progress

Euro 2012: Italy vs England-As it happened

Welcome to the live coverage of the 4th and the final quarterfinal of the Euro 2012 between the mercurial England side and the ultra defensive Italian outfit.

My penalty unsettled England`s kickers: Andrea Pirlo

Italy playmaker Andrea Pirlo believes that his audacious `Panenka` penalty "put more pressure" on England`s players in Sunday`s Euro 2012 quarter-final clash.

Euro Cup 2012: England vs Italy- Preview (QF)

England are on a high after two consecutive wins to emerge top of Group D and Wayne Rooney will lead the line again after he returned to score the only goal in the triumph over Ukraine.

Even if England beat Italy, Germany will knock them out: Capello

Former England coach Fabio Capello believes that it does not matter who wins Sunday`s Euro 2012 quarter-final between the Three Lions and Italy because Germany will beat them in the next round.