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Euro Cup 2020: A look at key highlights from tournament so far

Updated : July 10, 2021 09:21 AM IST

With the finals clash of the Euro Cup 2020 just days away, let's take a look at some memorable events that took place during the tournament.

The tournament was lit on fire when Czech playmaker Patrik Schick scored, what is undoubtedly the goal of the tournament, during the Euro 2020 soccer championship Group D match between Scotland and the Czech Republic. Schick, seeing the opposition goalkeeper was way ahead of the goal post hit a shot just in front of the half-line to score his team’s second goal of the match. (Image: AP)
The tournament was lit on fire when Czech playmaker Patrik Schick scored, what is undoubtedly the goal of the tournament, during the Euro 2020 soccer championship Group D match between Scotland and the Czech Republic. Schick, seeing the opposition goalkeeper was way ahead of the goal post hit a shot just in front of the half-line to score his team’s second goal of the match. (Image: AP)
In what was one of the most shocking incidents of the tournament, Denmark's Christian Eriksen collapsed during the group B match between Denmark and Finland after suffering a cardiac arrest. While his condition is currently stable, the incident sent shockwaves across the world. (Image: AP)
In what was one of the most shocking incidents of the tournament, Denmark's Christian Eriksen collapsed during the group B match between Denmark and Finland after suffering a cardiac arrest. While his condition is currently stable, the incident sent shockwaves across the world. (Image: AP)
Cristiano Ronaldo, possibly playing his last Euro Cup may have failed to retain the title, but overtook Michel Platini to become the highest goal scorer in the history of the European Championship.  (Image: AP)
Cristiano Ronaldo, possibly playing his last Euro Cup may have failed to retain the title, but overtook Michel Platini to become the highest goal scorer in the history of the European Championship.  (Image: AP)
The tournament also saw many teams failing to justify the hopes pinned on them by their fans. While Croatia, Portugal, France and Germany failed to make it even to the semifinals, the exit of Belgium's golden generation raises concerns of whether they will ever live up to their talent.  (Image: AP)
The tournament also saw many teams failing to justify the hopes pinned on them by their fans. While Croatia, Portugal, France and Germany failed to make it even to the semifinals, the exit of Belgium's golden generation raises concerns of whether they will ever live up to their talent.  (Image: AP)
In a tournament, that saw several teams underperform, also witnessed the inspirational performances by Switzerland and Denmark who ended up becoming giant killers. (Image: AP)
In a tournament, that saw several teams underperform, also witnessed the inspirational performances by Switzerland and Denmark who ended up becoming giant killers. (Image: AP)
The controversial semifinal between the English and the Danes have already raised several eyebrows. From the controversial VAR backed penalty to the laser incident, the game will be in the hearts of millions, but for the wrong reasons. (Image: AP)
The controversial semifinal between the English and the Danes have already raised several eyebrows. From the controversial VAR backed penalty to the laser incident, the game will be in the hearts of millions, but for the wrong reasons. (Image: AP)
Published : July 10, 2021 09:09 AM IST
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