Manchester United and England defender Harry Maguire insisted they will not be
satisfied with a run to the semi-finals of Euro 2020 after thrashing Ukraine 4-0 on
Saturday to set up a last-four clash with Denmark.
Maguire scored his side’s second goal in Rome, three years after also netting in
England’s World Cup quarter-final win over Sweden.
Gareth Southgate‘s men lost their semi-final in Russia 2-1 after extra time to Croatia
and Maguire believes they will learn from their mistakes in that game.
“It’s a great feeling, back-to-back semi-finals at a major tournament is a great
achievement but we don’t stop here,” the Manchester United captain told the BBC.
“We’ve got another big game coming up and we want to go further than we did at the
The way we did it shows the progress we are making as a country. Long may the
improvement continue because we’ve got another big one coming up.”
“We spoke before the game we needed to be better on attacking set plays,” added
Maguire. “I got a great connection on it. It’s nice to chip in with the goal but most
importantly the victory.
“This group of players is not settling for a semi-final. We’ve got to rest, recover and
have another big one.”
England will return to Wembley on Wednesday, where they played their opening four
games of the tournament, with 60,000 fans allowed to attend the match against the