UEFA stated it was additionally investigating England over followers’ lighting of fireworks and disrupting the Denmark nationwide anthem.
European soccer’s governing physique UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings in opposition to England over a laser pen shone at Denmark goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel throughout the deciding second of their Euro 2020 semi-final.
Tv footage confirmed Schmeichel was focused by a spectator utilizing a inexperienced laser as England captain Harry Kane stepped up for a penalty in additional time to present the house aspect a 2-1 win throughout Wednesday’s match at Wembley.
The keeper saved Kane’s preliminary effort however couldn’t cease the rebound which despatched Gareth Southgate’s aspect into Sunday’s closing in opposition to Italy.
UEFA stated on Thursday it was additionally investigating England over followers’ lighting of fireworks and disrupting the nationwide anthem.
Followers booed when the Denmark anthem was performed earlier than kick-off.
Jeers had been additionally heard when the German anthem was performed at Wembley final week when England beat Joachim Loew’s aspect within the spherical of 16.
“The case will probably be handled by the UEFA Management, Ethics and Disciplinary Physique in the end,” UEFA stated in an announcement.
England wish to win their first main trophy because the 1966 World Cup and play Italy within the European Championship closing at Wembley on Sunday.