Keane: Spain favourites but things 'written in the stars' for England



Roy Keane believes Spain will be favourites for Sunday's Euro 2024 final, but says "sometimes things are written in the stars" after another late England win.

The Three Lions came from behind once again to beat Netherlands 2-1 in Dortmund. Harry Kane's penalty cancelled out a fine Xavi Simons strike in the first half, but Ollie Watkins' late goal secured England's place in another European Championships final.

It was another demonstration of England's strength in depth and character with another last-gasp goal, and Sky Sports pundit Keane says things could just be aligning for Gareth Southgate's side heading into Sunday's showpiece in Berlin.

"I'd have Spain as favourites, but sometimes, things are written in the stars for this England team," he told ITV Sport.

"They should have been out of it a week or so ago, they've now got momentum.

"It's good to see players coming off the bench with a proper mindset. They want to come into the game and have an impact.

"They're coming on and getting late goals, it'll be a brilliant game against Spain. The impact of players off the bench has been huge for a lot of teams in this tournament."

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