'Absolutely bonkers': Italy stunner sends Euro 2020 into pandemonium

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Frederico Chiesa (pictured left) scored a wonderful curling effort against the run of play to hand Italy the lead against Spain. (Getty Images)
Frederico Chiesa (pictured left) scored a wonderful curling effort against the run of play to hand Italy the lead against Spain. (Getty Images)

A wonder goal from Italy's Federico Chiesa against the run of play sent the match against Spain into meltdown during the Euro 2020 semi-final.

Spain dominated the Italians with the Azzurri unable to press effectively in the first half.

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At the beginning of the second, Italy looked to be mixing up their counter attacks against a rampaging Spanish outfit.

But, completely against the run of play, Chiesa scored a wonder 'snatch and grab' goal to send the Italians at Wembley into euphoria.

The move started when a poor ball ended up in the hands of Italian keeper Donnarumma.

The keeper flung the ball out wide and it started with Marco Verratti, before the ball shifted from player to player.

Ciro Immobile ended up with the ball at the top of the box before he was closed down by Aymeric Laporte.

The fortuitously fell for Chiesa who quickly wrapped his foot around the ball and into the bottom corner.

Italian supporters were rightfully send into ecstasy after what the commentator described as a 'snatch and grab' goal.

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Spain equalise through Morata special

Unfortunately for Italy, Spain equalised through substitute Alvaro Morata.

Spain were piling on the pressure and justifiably found a reward when the much maligned Morata played a gorgeous one-two through the defence.

With the keeper to beat, and Spain fans holding their collective breath, Morata slotted the ball past Donnarumma to send the game into extra-time.

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