Germany ease past Hungary to secure last 16 spot

Jamal Musiala scored again as Germany continued their winning start to Euro 2024 with victory over Hungary to become the first side through to the knockout stages. Germany extended their lead in the second half when former Manchester City player Ilkay Gundogan was left unmarked to slot comfortably past goalkeeper Peter Gulacsi.

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Germany demolish 10 man Scotland in Euro 2024 opener

Hosts Germany thrashed 10-man Scotland 5-1 on Friday with three goals in the first half to make a triumphant start to their Euro 2024 campaign and lay down a marker with the biggest opening-game margin of victory in the tournament’s history. The Germans, hunting a record fourth European title and first major trophy after a barren decade, scored through Florian Wirtz, Jamal Musiala and a Kai Havertz penalty before Niclas Füllkrug and Emre Can added two more late in the second half.

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Madrid hold their nerve to knock City out on penalties

Manchester City’s hold on the Champions League was wrestled away by Real Madrid as they were beaten on penalties in a dramatic quarter-final at Etihad Stadium. The holders recovered from going behind to Rodrygo’s early strike to lay siege to Real’s goal, finally equalising through Kevin de Bruyne a winner couldn’t be found in extra time with Madrid holding their nerve on penalties.

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Late leveller earns Germany vital draw against Spain

Niclas Fullkrug gave Germany a precious point against Spain as they fight for World Cup survival. Alvaro Morata had put Spain ahead but Germany fought back to remain in contention to reach the last 16 although it is out of their hands heading into the final round of group matches.

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Antonio Rudiger joins Real Madrid on free transfer from Cheslea

Real Madrid have confirmed the long-awaited signing of Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger on a four-year deal. The 29-year-old will move to the Bernabeu on a free transfer after he turned down the Blues’ attempts to renew his contract.

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