Lasers were pointed at Kasper Schmeichel as England charged by UEFA over misconduct

UEFA charges England over fans misconduct during the UEFA EURO 2020 semi final against Denmark.

Kasper Schmeichel
Lasers pointed at the Danish shotstopper

England has been charged by UEFA after it appeared that English fans had pointed a green laser at Kasper Schmeichel. The incident occured during the first half of extra time. After Sterling was fouled and a controversial penalty was given to England, Harry Kane stepped up to take the penalty kick which was saved by Schmeichel, but Kane tucked in the rebound as England won 2-1 over Denmark and reached their first major final since 1966, the year they won their first and only FIFA World Cup. UEFA have charged them under Article 16 (2)(d) of the UEFA disciplinary Regulations.

England charged over further misconducts from fans

UEFA has also charged England for disturbances caused by its supporters from the stands after the English fans disturbed the Danish national anthem by booing from the stands. They have also been charged after fans lit up firecrackers in the aftermath of the semi final win celebration.

Events of Wednesday nights victory over Denmark as Kasper Schmeichel saved Kane’s penalty but failed to keep out rebound

Mikkel Damsgaard rocket of a free-kick in the 30th minute handed Denmark a 1-0 lead as The Three Lions conceded for the first time in this EURO 2020.

Harry Kane
Harry Kane celebrates after scoring second goal


However England responded well as Kane’s delightful ball found Saka who put a low cross into the box only for Denmark’s captain Simon Kjaer to put into his own net under pressure from Sterling.
England came close to taking the lead, as Kasper Schmeichel’s fingertip save from Harry Maguire’s header kept the game even at end of 90th min.

Mikkel Damsgaard
Damsgaard’s freekick handed Denmark the lead

In the first half of extra time, Sterling was brought down in the box and England were awarded a penalty. Harry Kane’s effort was saved Schmeichel, but Kane buried the rebound as England made it into the final were they face Italy.

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