England lose to Germany on penalties - again

England lose to Germany on penalties - again

England Under-21s 2 Germany Under-21s 2 (AET, Germany win 4-3 on penalties)

England Under-21s suffered more penalty semi-final heartbreak against Germany after Nathan Redmond's miss sent them out of Euro 2017.

Julian Pollersbeck saved the Southampton winger's spot kick as Germany won 4-3 on penalties following a 2-2 draw after extra time.

It was hard on the English who battled hard but it is Germany who will face Spain or Italy in Friday's final in Krakow.

Demarai Gray had cancelled out David Selke's opener before Tammy Abraham put England ahead for the first time just after the break in Tychy.

England lose to Germany on penalties - again

Felix Platte's fine header sent the game into extra time with England hanging on before penalties.

Lewis Baker, Ben Chilwell and James Ward-Prowse all scored with Pollersbeck saving from Abraham and finally from Redmond as Germany progressed despite Jordan Pickford saving Yannick Gerhardt's effort.

It was the second time Germany Under-21s boss Stefan Kuntz had broken English hearts having been part of the German side to beat the English on penalties at Euro 96 almost exactly 21 years ago.

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