Harry Kane’s double and a strike from Marcus Rashford booked England’s place in the finals of Euro 24 with two group games to spare.
Harry Kane became England’s outright record goalscorer as he fired home his 54th goal for his country from the penalty spot in Italy.
Giacomo Raspadori scored the winner in the San Siro as Italy relegated England to League B of the Nations League.
Three games without a win and bottom of their Nations League group is far from ideal preparation as England’s countdown to the finals of the World Cup continued.
England lost another penalty shootout in the most heartbreaking of scenarios at Wembley as Italy landed their first European Championships title since 1968.