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Austrian soccer: Its development, its rise in the last few yearsAustria was once one of the best teams in the world – but that’s more than one hundred years ago. In the last decades, Austria struggled heavily to not deliver an increasingly bad performance in soccer. From successful players, who
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Slovakia 0 – 0 EnglandEngland played out one of the most boring draws you will ever see in the match against Slovakia. England manager Roy Hodgson made a number of changes to his side, resting many of his top players, including Wayne Rooney to keep them fresh for the second
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Wales 3 – 0 RussiaWales destroyed Russia completely last night in one of the most breathtaking displays of football that we have seen in a while. Wales have performed so admirably in this tournament, that not only have they qualified for the next round, they have qualified on top of
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France 0 – 0 SwitzerlandAs neighbors, Switzerland and France know each other very well, and so it seemed in the last game of Group A, where both teams played out a goalless draw. For France, Paul Pogba, was was recalled into the side, played superbly and controlled the midfield.Dimitri Payet,
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Romania 0 – 1 AlbaniaIt was Albania’s day last night in France as the country recorded their first major win at the international stage as they beat Romania 1-0. They have now finished their group with 3 points and will be eagerly looking forward to the results in the other
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Portugal 0 – 0 AustriaChristiano Ronaldo, the world’s greatest footballer, had a day that he would want to forget in a hurry. Ronaldo has been under a lot of criticism from the worldwide press for his arrogant statements after the match against Iceland, where he dismissed his opponents as a
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Belgium 3 – 0 Republic of IrelandBelgium were under a lot of pressure following their defeat against Italy in the last match. It was very important for them to deliver in this match against Republic of Ireland, which they did, sometimes playing sublime football.In fact, it was never a contest,
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Hungary 1 – 1 IcelandIceland almost did the impossible and qualified for the second round of the Euro 2016, something no one expected them to do, but were denied in the closing stages of the game by a own goal by Birkir Saevarsson.The Irish defender could not really do much
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Spain 3 – 0 TurkeyOkay, ladies and gentlemen, Spain, the two-time defending champions, remember them? Well, they are back! Spain had been written off before the Euro 2016 began because they had such a hard time qualifying for the competition.But clearly, while form is temporary, class is permanent, and there
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Czech Republic 2 – 2 CroatiaCrowd violence erupted towards the end of the match between Czech Republic and Croatia, as Croatia managed to squander an easy 2-0 lead against the Czech Republic. The Czechs had the odds against them, and were outplayed for much of the match by the Croatians,