Leeds United history maker Kalvin Phillips quickly turns attention to his next big aim

LEEDS United midfielder Kalvin Phillips immediately turned his attention to Sunday's European Championships final after hailing an "immense" England display against Denmark.

Thursday, 8th July 2021, 12:16 am
Updated Thursday, 8th July 2021, 12:20 am

Phillips played the full duration of Wednesday night's semi-final at Wembley which the Danes took to extra time after initially leading through Mikkel Damsgaard's free-kick on the half hour.

The Three Lions equalised nine minutes later as a Bukayo Saka cross forced a Simon Kjaer own goal and captain Kane then finally booked England s place in Sunday's final against Italy when netting the rebound from a missed penalty in extra time.

Kane's 104th-minute winner has sealed England's first place in a major international tournament since 1966 and Phillips has become the first ever Leeds player to make a Euros final.

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FOCUSED: Leeds United's England international midfielder Kalvin Phillips during Wednesday night's semi-final victory against Denmark at Wembley. Photo by ANDY RAIN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images.
FOCUSED: Leeds United's England international midfielder Kalvin Phillips during Wednesday night's semi-final victory against Denmark at Wembley. Photo by ANDY RAIN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images.

Phillips was left naturally thrilled - but already with full focus on getting ready to take on the Italians.

"WE’RE IN THE FINAL" said a delighted Phillips on social media.

"Team were immense today what a night and what support from our amazing fans!

"See you Sunday."

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Thank you Laura Collins