England’s Dramatic Escape: Bellingham’s Bicycle Kick Seals Last-16 Victory

England narrowly clinched a 2-1 win against Slovakia in Euro 2024, thanks to Jude Bellingham’s last-gasp heroics.

6/30/20241 min read

In a heart-stopping Euro 2024 last-16 clash, England’s national football team pulled off an improbable escape against Slovakia. The Three Lions, initially outplayed by a relentless Slovakian side, found salvation through Jude Bellingham’s dramatic bicycle kick. The match extended into extra time, where Harry Kane’s decisive header secured England’s passage to the quarter-finals.

The Match in Detail

  • Aggressive Slovakia: From the opening whistle, Slovakia pressed England relentlessly. Ivan Schranz’s 25th-minute counter-attack strike caught the English defense off guard, giving Slovakia the lead.

  • Bellingham’s Heroics: With time ticking away, England’s hopes hung by a thread. In added time, Jude Bellingham, with the team’s first shot on target, netted the equalizer. His last-gasp bicycle kick sent shockwaves through the stadium.

  • Kane’s Decisive Header: Just minutes into extra time, Harry Kane rose above the Slovakian defense to head home the winner. England’s narrow escape left fans breathless.

Quarter-Final Showdown

England now faces Switzerland in the quarter-finals. The Swiss upset defending champions Italy with a convincing 2-0 victory. Can Gareth Southgate’s men continue their thrilling journey in Euro 2024?

Relive the heart-pounding action as England defied the odds and secured their place in the next round. 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿⚽️🇸🇰

Keywords: England Football Team, Slovakia Football, Euro 2024, Jude Bellingham, Ivan Schranz, Harry Kane, Quarter-Finals, Gareth Southgate .