Torres scores as much changed Spain sink Albania

Spain maintained their 100% record at Euro 2024 as they defeated and eliminated Albania – a result that meant England, France and the Netherlands all secured last-16 places. Ferran Torres gave a much-changed Spain side the lead in the 13th minute, finishing low first time from Dani Olmo’s pass with the ball bouncing in off the post.

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Calafiori own goal sees Spain ease past Italy into last 16

Riccardo Calafiori’s own goal handed Spain a 1-0 victory over defending champions Italy as they booked their place in the last 16 at Euro 2024. The defender’s misfortune 10 minutes after the break ultimately settled the Group B contest in Gelsenkirchen, although had it not been for the heroics of keeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, who made a string of fine saves the Spaniards would have prevailed in some comfort.

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Scintillating Spain make statement with impressive win over Croatia

Spain made an emphatic start to their quest to win a fourth European Championship with an impressive victory over Croatia at Olympiastadion Berlin. First-half goals by Alvaro Morata, Fabian Ruiz and Dani Carvajal essentially settled the outcome before the break and, although Croatia offered little, this must still go down as a statement win for La Roja.

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Real Madrid down wasteful Dortmund to win Champions League

Real Madrid rode their luck and overcame an outstanding challenge from Borussia Dortmund to win the Champions League Final at Wembley. The German side hit the woodwork and spurned several chances to take the lead in the first half but a Dani Carvajal header 16 minutes from time turned the tide with Vinicius Jr adding a late second to secures a record extending 15th Champions League crown for Los Blancos.

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Thibaut Courtois to start for Real Madrid in Champions League Final

Thibaut Courtois will start in goal for Real Madrid in tomorrow’s UEFA Champions League Final against Borussia Dortmund. The 32 year old Belgian has missed much of the the current season after suffering an ACL injury but returned to fitness earlier this month. Andriy Lunin who has played in every Champions League game so far this term will be on the bench as he battles flu like symptoms and has been isolated from the rest of the squad.

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