Tomas Vaclik

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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(...)

 Patrik Schick celebrates after scoring the  Czech Republic’s second goal during the Euro 2020 round of 16 game against the Netherlands at the  Puskas Arena in Budapest. Photograph: Alex Pantling/Getty Images

Netherlands 0 Czech Republic 2 In Frank de Boer’s eyes the Netherlands had the quality to win the Euros – “if everything fits into place”. Everything(...)

 Ivan Perisic scores Croatia’s equaliser during the  Euro 2020  Group D match against the  Czech Republic at Hampden Park  in Glasgow. Photograph: Petr Josek/Getty Images

Croatia 1 Czech Republic 1 For some bizarre reason Uefa has decreed that all electrical plug sockets inside Hampden Park must be switched to the cont(...)

Chelsea’s Olivier Giroud scored four goals in a comfortable victory in Spain. Photograph: Inpho

Sevilla 0 Chelsea 4 “Everyone loves Olivier Giroud, ” Jorginho said before this game and they were even more enamoured with him by the end of it. The(...)

Czech Republic’s  Zdenek Ondrasek  celebrates with team-mates after scoring their second goal in the Euro 2020  Group A qualifier against  England at the Sinobo Arena in Prague. Photograph:  Michal Cizek/AFP via Getty Images

Czech Republic 2 England 1 This was the night when England had wanted to secure their qualification to the Euro 2020 finals; to fire the excitement a(...)

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their third goal to complete his hat-trick. Photograph: Marcelo del Pozo/Reuters

Sevilla 2 Barcelona 4 Lionel Messi said Barcelona were back to their best following a mid-season slump after he scored a remarkable 50th career hat-(...)

FC Basel’s  Mohamed Elyounoussi scores their first goal during the Champions League round of 16  second leg against Manchester City  at Etihad Stadium. Photograph:  Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images

Manchester City 1 Basel 2 (Man City win 5-2 on agg ) Manchester City are Champions League quarter-finalists for only a second time following a curiou(...)

Basel’s Michael Lang scores the winner in their Champions League clash with Manchester United. Photo: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Basel 1 Manchester United 0 Disaster struck for Manchester United with less than a minute of normal time left when Michael Lang prodded home to claim(...)

 Marouane Fellaini heads home Manchester United’s first goal in the Champions League game against FC Basel at Old Trafford. Photograph:  Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Manchester United 3 FC Basel 0 It was a victory that came at a cost for Manchester United bearing in mind the implications for Paul Pogba and the sig(...)

Lucas Pérez’s hat-trick helped Arsenal to a 4-1 win over FC Basel. Photograph: Afp/Patrick Hertzog

This was one of those rare, if precious, occasions when everything came together beautifully. Arsenal would have expected to dazzle out on the turf, w(...)

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