EURO 2020: England charged by UEFA following 'laser' incident against Denmark
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EURO 2020: England charged by UEFA following 'laser' incident against Denmark

England have been charged by UEFA following an incident where Denmark goalkeeper Kasper Scheimechel was pointed by a laser during the two sides' EURO 2020 semi-final match on Wednesday night. 

Cameras captured a laser light on the Leicester shot-stopper's face, just before Harry Kane took the winning penalty in extra time. 

Schmeichel saved the penalty, but Kane scored from a rebound to send his side to the final of the ongoing tournament with a 2-1 win. 

"The case will be dealt with by the Uefa Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) in due course," said a statement from European football's governing body.

Fans at Wembley were also heard booing the Denmark team during the Danish national anthem, something that has been criticised by the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's official spokesman.

"We don't want fans to be booing teams," said the spokesman. "We want fans to be showing support and being respectful.

"Uefa are looking into that, that's a matter for them but it's not something we would want to see."

The Three Lions will play Italy in the final on Sunday at Wembley, in what will be their first major final in 55 years. 

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