This Week Live: Heartache & Joy
Welcome to This Week from Premier Skills English, a weekly review of football action for learners of English from across the globe. In This Week, Rich and Jack talk about the latest action from the Premier League and have lots of football English for you to learn.
England denied by Italy in Euro 2020 final
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Vocabulary from the story
We looked at a six pieces of language form our story that you can learn to improve your football English. Take a look at the phrases in bold. Do you understand what they mean?
Italy emerged victorious to win their second European Championship.
Italy equalised on 67 minutes through Leonardo Bonucci.
The match ended 1-1 after extra-time and goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma was the Italian hero.
In the shootout, Pickford twice saved from the spot.
England suffered heartache in the final of UEFA Euro 2020 after they lost 3-2 on penalties to Italy.
Have you had a go at this week's football phrase. Every week in our main podcast we ask our listerners to guess a football phrase. We repeated it in this episode. Do you know the football phrase? Guess the right answer and we'll announce your name on next week's show.
In the podcast, Rich and Jack asked you some questions about the language they used in the podcast. What are your answers?
- Who is your football hero?
- Has your team ever been involved in a penalty shootout?
- When was the last time your team suffered heartache in a tournament?
- Which goalkeeper would you trust to save penalties in an important match?
- Which player equalised for Italy in the Euro 2020 Final?
- Which other country was victorious in a big football tournament last weekend?