Euro 2016: Italy Knock Spain Out, Iceland Stun England
Riding on goals from Giorgio Chiellini and Graziano Pelle, Italy defeated Spain 2-0 to reach the quarter-finals of Euro 2016 while Iceland pulled of the biggest shock so far with their 2-1 win over England.
Italy and Spain clashed in the seventh round of 16 match of Euro 2016. Italy, who got thrashed by the defending champions four years ago, looked determined right from the start. (Images Credit: AFP)
Giorgio Chiellini (middle) then gave Italy 1-0 lead in the 33rd minute.
Had it not been for David de Gea, Spain would have conceded a lot more goals.
But a masterclass from Graziano Pelle in injury-time helped Italy beat Spain 2-0.
Italy will now face Germany in the Euro 2016 quarter-final match on July 3.
Meanwhile, Wayne Rooney gave England a dream start by dispatching a 4th minute penalty after Raheem Sterling was brought down in the box
However, England's lead lasted just 2 minutes as Ragnar Sigurdsson struck to bring Iceland on level terms
Kolbeinn Sigthorsson found a way past Joe Hart in the 18th minute to give Iceland a shock 2-1 lead
To the delight of Iceland fans, their team's defence repelled everything that came their way in the second half
Iceland will now take on hosts France for a place in the semifinals, a feat few would have expected