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Euro 2016: Czech Republic 0-2 Turkey, Croatia 2-1 Spain

Spain were given their first loss at European Championships in 12 years by Croatia to go down 2-1. Elsewhere, Turkey won 2-0 over Czech Republic.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: June 22, 2016 8:59:41 pm
Spain were stunned by Croatia 1-2 in the final group game. (Source: Reuters)

Spain led 1-0 early thanks to Alvaro Morata but a goal at the stroke of half time and then at full time saw La Roja lose for the first time at Euros in 12 years! Over in the other game, Turkey finally came good to score and pick up a crucial 2-0 win over Czech Republic. (RESULTS | STANDINGS)

Czech Republic vs Turkey, Croatia vs Spain LIVE:

FULL TIME: Czech Republic 0-2 Turkey

FULL TIME: Spain go down 1-2 to Croatia

87′ GOAL CROATIA! Perišić unleashes a fierce left-footed hit to beat De Gea at the near post. Another late goal!

72′ Srna (Croatia) is shown a yellow card

72′ Penalty to Spain. Ramos steps up, unlikely choice, and his kick is saved! Vrsaljko concedes a penalty for a foul on Silva…Ramos’ effort is straight and too close to goalkeeper Subašić, who palms the ball away.

70′ Vrsaljko (Croatia) is cautioned by the referee.

67′ Aritz Aduriz (in) – Morata (out) (Spain).

65′ GOAL! Ozan Tufan makes it 2-0 to Turkey! Smashes into the near post. Cech might be disappointed in goal

58′ Mor with a rampaging run to skip past defenders and create room but shot is over the bar

57′ Škoda (in) – Pavelka (out) (Czech Republic).

50′ Hakan Balta (Turkey) is cautioned by the referee

STAT: That was the first goal Spain have conceded in 735 minutes – after 7 clean sheets. First goal conceded for David De Gea and first goal conceded at Euros since first game at Euro 2012.

HALF TIME: Czech Republic 0-1 Turkey and Croatia 1-1 Spain

45′ N. Kalinić (Croatia) scores at the stroke of half time! Assisted by Perišić.

38′ Plašil with a superb left footed strike from distance and it is parried away by the keeper. That ball was moving!

36′ Plašil (Czech Republic) is cautioned by the referee.

35′ İsmail Köybaşı (Turkey) is shown a yellow card.

31′ Kadeřábek (Czech Republic) misses the target at the far post. Almost the equaliser.

29′ Rog (Croatia) is shown a yellow card.


14′ Rakitić (Croatia) hits the woodwork.

10′ TURKEY SCORE! Burak Yılmaz with the goal. Emre Mor darts down the right and delivers an inviting ball into the box which the striker turns in.

 7′ GOAL!!! Morata who else!! Hints of offside twice before Fabregas chips GK. May have been going in anyway but the Juventus striker makes sure.



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