Watch: Pickford makes crucial save from Chiesa to keep England ahead


Jordan Pickford made a crucial save from Federico Chiesa as Italy turned the screw during the Euro 2020 final. 

Pickford, despite many critics before the tournament, has had an impressive tournament – conceding only one goal before the match against Italy.

And the Everton goalkeeper was called into action during an increasingly tense second-half.

Chiesa, Italy’s most impressive attacker on the night, cut in from the left, dropped a shoulder a couple of times, and fizzed a low shot towards the bottom right corner.

But Pickford stood strong. The England shot-stopper got down quickly and stopped the shot with a strong right hand.

Both Chiesa’s shot and Pickford’s save were befitting of a major final.

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