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Aston Villa duo react after Ollie Watkins fires England into Euro 2024 final after win v Netherlands
Ollie Watkins of England celebrates following victory in the UEFA EURO 2024 semi-final match between Netherlands and England at Football Stadium Do...
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Aston Villa striker Ollie Watkins fired England into the Euro 2024 final after a stunning late goal against The Netherlands.

England fell behind to an outstanding Xavi Simons finish from outside of the box, but Harry Kane equalised from the spot in the same half after a questionable penalty call.

From then on, the game was pretty dull, with both sides not really creating much, until Gareth Southgate made the brave call to take off captain Harry Kane.

Aston Villa’s Player of the Season was introduced into the action with about 15 minutes left on the clock, and as the time was heading towards the stoppage, it felt like another extra time was on the horizon.

But like Ollie Watkins has done for Villa all season long, he made a brilliant run inside the penalty area, was then fed a lovely weighted ball by Cole Palmer, and from a very tight angle, he fired the ball into the top corner.

It now means that England will face Spain in the final of Euro 2024, with several Villa players reacting to the goal on Instagram.

Morgan Rogers took to his Instagram story to simply write ‘wowww’, with Alex Moreno’s reaction to Villa’s IG post about Watkins writing ‘what a player’.

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