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Shevchenko: Pressure is Italy's weapon against England in the Euro 2020 final


Andrey Shevchenko, coach of the Ukraine national team, outlined the characteristics of the Italian national team against his English counterpart, before the match expected at nine in the evening next Sunday at Wembley Stadium in the capital, London, in the European Nations Cup "Euro 2020" currently taking place.


"England is a good team, but so far they have not faced an opponent who really tried to put pressure on them," Shevchenko told Sky Sport Italia.


"It's something that Italy does very well and it can be a definite advantage for the Azzurri to play in this final," the Ukraine coach added.


The former AC Milan and Chelsea striker played the only match that England did not play at Wembley in this tournament, at the Olympic Stadium in Rome, but Ukraine lost 4-0.


"The atmosphere will be a cauldron for England at Wembley in the final," Shevchenko added. "Every team has its weaknesses, and Italy will have studied England's strengths and weaknesses before the match."


England reached the final by defeating Croatia and the Czech Republic, drawing with Scotland in the group stage, then beating Germany and Ukraine, and needed extra time to defeat Denmark in the semi-finals.


The England team faces Italy in the final of the current edition of the European Nations Championship "Euro 2020", after their success in overcoming the semi-finals, at the expense of the teams of Denmark and Spain, with a score of 2-1 after extra games, and 4-2 on penalties, after the end of the two times The original and the extra were tied 1-1, respectively.

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