Albania fight back to deny Croatia at the death

Albania scored a dramatic stoppage-time equaliser to deny Croatia a victory that severely dents the 2018 World Cup finalists’ hopes of reaching the knockout stage of Euro 2024. In what was a chaotic but entertaining end to the game, the Albanians rescued a point when Klaus Gjasula side-footed home in the 95th minute to send their supporters wild.

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German football legend Franz Beckenbauer dies aged 78

German legend Franz Beckenbauer, widely regarded as one of football’s greatest players, has died aged 78. He won the World Cup as captain of West Germany in 1974 and lifted the trophy again as manager in 1990. Beckenbauer, who was primarily a defender, played 582 times for Bayern Munich and won the German top flight as both a player and a manager.

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Shakhtar stun Barcelona with memorable victory in Hamburg

Group H Shakhtar Donetsk 1-0 FC Barcelona Danylo Sikan’s towering header gave Shakhtar Donetsk a 1-0 win against LaLiga champions

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