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Euro 2020: Spain and Sweden play out stalemate
Jun 15, 2021
Spain and Sweden have opened their Euro 2020 campaign with a goalless draw in Group E.
The Spaniards enjoyed the majority of possession and completely dominated the game, but could not find a way past the stubborn Swedish defense.
It caps a frustrating start to the campaign for Spain, whose preparations were disrupted by two positive Covid-19 cases in the squad.
Meanwhile, Patrik Schick scored one of the goals of the tournament, as the Czech Republic opened their campaign with a 2-0 win over Scotland.
The Bayer Leverkusen forward volleyed in from the halfway line to secure the Group D victory.
Meanwhile, in Group E action…Slovakia pulled off a surprise 2-1 win over Poland, who had to play the final 30 minutes with 10 men after having a player sent off.
Lionel Messi netted his 73rd international goal with a stunning free-kick…as Argentina played to a 1-all draw with Chile in their opening Copa America match.
Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo is refusing to address speculation of a summer exit, amid links to Man United and PSG.
He says whatever happens will be for the best…adding that he first wants to focus on Portugal’s ongoing Euro 2020 campaign.
The defending champions play their opening Group F match against Hungary early tomorrow morning.
Indonesia’s Olympic gold medal-winning shuttler Markis Kido has died of a heart attack at the age of 37.
He had won gold in the men’s doubles at the 2008 Beijing Games, alongside Hendra Setiawan.
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