Date: 30th June 2021 at 7:00pm
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It definitely turned into a memorable Tuesday evening for England fans, but Aston Villa supporters had more than one reason to be smiling as we secured an eventual 2-0 victory over Joachim Low’s Germany.

Neutrals would’ve mostly seen a turgid, defensive and less than inspiring 70 minutes from England, but although Germany arguably had the slightly better chances, they were hardly that inspiring themselves and when they did get through, it was nothing Jordan Pickford couldn’t cope with.

The game inevitably changed with the introduction of Jack Grealish in the 69th minute – and after plenty of criticism, Gareth Southgate gets the praise here as it was the right substitution at the right time – and in turning the game our way with Jack’s natural ability to carry the ball and link play up, six minutes later he fed the ball to Luke Shaw who fired it to Raheem Sterling for the easiest of tap ins.

Not content with that, Jack found himself on the left eleven minutes later and having opted not to shoot, he pinged in a perfect little for cross for Harry Kane to head home and take our first competitive victory over ze Germans at Wembley Stadium for the first time since the immortal 1966 World Cup Final.

That wasn’t the only top stat to come out of the game, but this is all about Jack – three Euro appearances, and two assists!

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