Italy-Spain: Morata’s equalizer on superb action

Ten minutes from the end of additional time, Alvaro Morata, who came into play a little earlier, equalized against Italy in a decidedly hung Euro semi-final.

A winning coacing. In the wake of Federico Chiesa’s goal on a beautiful inspiration from the law (60th), Luis Enrique decided to bring out Ferran Torres and finally bring in a center forward, Alvaro Morata, contrary to what he had tried in his starting eleven. Twenty minutes later, the Atlético de Madrid striker agreed with his coach in the first semi-final of Euro 2021.

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Morata equals Torres

Scorer against Poland (1-1) in the second group match before repeating in the crazy round of 16 against Croatia (5-3 ap), Alvaro Morata was again decisive, and this time from start to finish. First by infiltrating the heart of the game before serving Olmo for an impeccable one-two. Control of the right, sequence of the left: with a Donnarumma who had anticipated a cross strike, the sequence of the former Blues allowed Spain to snatch the extension against Italy.

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On this occasion, he became the first Spanish player to score at Wembley, both in club and in the national team. And with six units at the Euro since the start of his career, he exceeds the total of his illustrious elder Fernando Torres. All to hope to return to London this Sunday for the grand final.

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