Euro 2012: England vs. Italy foxsports Oct 20, 2016 at 4:56p ET Football - England v Italy - UEFA EURO 2012 Quarter Final - Olympic Stadium, Kiev, Ukraine - 24/6/12 Italy's Mario Balotelli (R) shoots at goal Mandatory Credit: Action Images / John Sibley Livepic Rebuffed! Italy's Gianluigi Buffon (2nd L) and Alessandro Diamanti (L) celebrate with teammates after winning the penalty shootout against England. Oh, Ashley! Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon (R) saves Ashley Cole's penalty shot. Italy advanced to the Euro semifinals over England. Power up! Mario Balotelli finds the net in Italy's penalty shootout victory over England. Another Ashley miss? This time, Ashley Young looks dejected after hitting the crossbar in England's 4-2 defeat against Italy via penalty shootout. Bicycle zone England's Wayne Rooney (C) shoots at goal past Italian defenders. Agony! Italy's Riccardo Montolivo looks dejected after a failed chance against England in the second half. What happened? Referee Pedro Proenca punishes Andrea Barzagli (R) after a reckless challenge Swing and a miss Italy's Daniele De Rossi (L) shoots wide past England goalkeeper Joe Hart. Access denied Italy's Antonio Nocerino has his shot blocked by England defender Glen Johnson (R). Head first England's Glen Johnson (R) and John Terry (L) sandwich Italy's forward Mario Balotelli. Just for kicks... Glen Johnson (L) of England blocks Italy's Antonio Nocerino powerful shot. Temper, temper Italy's volatile forward Mario Balotelli (L) kicks out in frustration after a missed chance. Come on, ref! England's Wayne Rooney (C) pleas to match referee Pedro Proenca after an Italian challenge outside the penalty box. Mano-o-mano England's Wayne Rooney (L) fends off Italy's Daniele De Rossi rough challenge at Olympic Stadium. Love in the air Well, not 'love' necessarily, but close enough. England’s goalkeeper Joe Hart attempts to save Daniele De Rossi's screamer. Close, but no cigar England's Wayne Rooney (L) heads at goal under pressure from Italy's Ignazio Abate. Unfortunately for England, Rooney's header sailed past Italy goalkeeper Gigi Buffon (not pictured). Battle of buds Manchester City teammates Mario Balotelli (L) battles England's Joleon Lescott (R) for ball possession. Hold your place England's Scott Parker (R) and Danny Welbeck (L) help contain Italy's counter-attack. Captain at work England's skipper Steven Gerrard (L) escapes Italy's Daniele De Rossi tackle. Super fly! Italy's Mario Balotelli (R) shoots at England goalkeeper Joe Hart (not pictured). Balotelli missed several opportunities for Italy in the first half.