Manchester United star makes history as England reach Euro 2024 final

Kobbie Mainoo made history as England secured their place in the Euro 2024 final.

The Manchester United midfielder became the youngest-ever player to represent the Three Lions in a semi-final at a major tournament at 19 years and 82 days.

Mainoo, who enjoyed a meteoric rise after an incredible breakthrough season, made 51 touches through the game and completed 36 passes.

He created 2 chances on goal and won all of his duels in the middle of the pitch, as well as 2 interceptions and 2 tackles. It’s no secret that United have a gem on their hands.

England beat Netherlands in Euro 2024 semi-final

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The Netherlands took the lead courtesy of a stunning strike from Xavi Simons, who has been linked with a loan move to United from Paris Saint-Germain this summer.

England were back level minutes later after Harry Kane scored from a penalty. Gareth Southgate’s side were awarded a spot-kick for a foul by Denzel Dumfries on the Bayern Munich striker, which was given after a pitchside VAR review.

At the start of the second half, United left-back Luke Shaw came on at left-back. He got forward and delivered a low cross into the box begging to be tucked away, but nobody was there to take advantage of it.

Arsenal forward Bukayo Saka also had a goal ruled out.

It took a late Ollie Watkins goal to set up a showdown with Spain, which is scheduled to take place on Sunday evening at 8pm.

This means Southgate has guided England to consecutive European Championship finals.

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