Luis Enrique

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 Roberto Mancini’s Italy team are into the final of Euro 2020. Photograph: Matt Dunham/Getty Images

That train just keeps on running. On a gripping night under the gloom of high-summer London skies it looked for a while as though Roberto Mancini’s It(...)

 Roberto Mancini celebrates with his team at the end of their Euro 2020 semi-final win over Spain at Wembley. Photograph: Claudio Villa/Getty Images

Roberto Mancini believes Italy have proved their doubters wrong by reaching the final of Euro 2020. “Almost no one believed we could do it, and yet we(...)

Italy’s manager Roberto Mancini  during the  Euros  quarter-final against Belgium in Munich on July 2nd.   Photograph: Andreas Gebert/AFP via Getty Images

The article in Gazzetta dello Sport was only laying out the facts but it read like an audible groan. “Spain again,” ran the opening line in Italy’s pi(...)

England’s Harry Kane celebrates after scoring the third goal during the quarter-final match between Ukraine and England in Rome last night. Photograph: EPA

1) England (up 1) Gareth Southgate’s team moved into the semi-finals with an almost complete performance against Ukraine. Not only were they solid in(...)

 Spain’s players celebrate after winning the shootout against Switzerland. Photograph: Getty Images

Switzerland 1 Spain 1 (Spain win 3-1 on penalties) This time, penalties were a bridge too far for Switzerland. They took Spain all the way, riding th(...)

The Euro 2020 quarter-final meeting of Belgium and Italy at the Allianz Arena in Munich will see one of the favourites exit the competition. File photograph: Matthias Hangst/Getty Images

England and Ukraine booked their place in the quarter-finals of Euro 2020 as the remaining last-16 fixtures were completed on Tuesday night. Here’s (...)

 Luis Enrique celebrates Spain’s extra-time win over Croatia at the Parken Stadium in Copenhagen. Photograph: Getty Images

Luis Enrique wants Spain to be more vertical, but the problem with verticality is that it can lead to chaos. At least with the sterility of possession(...)

Spain manager Luis Enrique: “This is bad enough that it has to be put in the hands of the police.” Photograph: UEFA/AFP

Spain coach Luis Enrique has encouraged the police to take action against fans who have abused the striker Álvaro Morata and his family. Morata, who (...)

Has Alvaro Morata just been the victim of a run of bad luck that is bound to come to an end sooner rather than later? Photograph: David Ramos/EPA

The European Championship finals used to be a flat-out sprint, but that’s gradually changed over the years. To win it you had to play two matches from(...)

Spain’s head coach Luis Enrique congratulates  Sergio Busquets after he came off in the Euro 2020 Group E game against Slovakia in Seville. Photograph: Thanassis Stavrakis/EPA

“Did you get emotional? I can see it in your eyes.” Spain’s players had been around the pitch applauding their fans and now Sergio Busquets stood at t(...)

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