Posts Tagged ‘Euro News’

Spain 0-0 Italy (4-2 penalties) Spain beat Italy 4-2 on penalties to reach the semi-finals of Euro 2008 after a dour goalless draw in Vienna. Marcos Senna came closest in normal time when Italy keeper Gianluigi Buffon fumbled his shot on to a post. Spain keeper Iker Casillas was the hero in the shoot-out, saving […]

Netherlands 1-3 Russia (aet) Russia’s Andrei Arshavin was the architect as they dumped Netherlands out of Euro 2008 after extra time. Russia took the lead in normal time when Roman Pavlyuchenko volleyed home, only for Ruud van Nistelrooy to head in an 86th-minute leveller for the Dutch. But the brilliant Arshavin tormented Netherlands throughout and […]

Turkey 3-2 Czech Republic Nihat Kahveci scored two late goals to complete a pulsating Turkey comeback against the Czech Republic and secure his side a Euro 2008 last eight spot. Jan Koller steered in a header to put the Czechs ahead before Jaroslav Plasil slid in to add a second. Arda Turan slotted in for […]

Sweden 1-2 Spain Spain booked a Euro 2008 quarter-final spot after David Villa’s last-gasp goal sank Sweden and Russia beat Greece.Spain took the lead on 15 minutes with a clever move that ended with Fernando Torres poking home David Silva’s cross. But Sweden responded well and levelled when Zlatan Ibrahimovic met Fredrick Stoor’s cross on […]