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Subs give Italy 2-1 win over Austria, spot in Euro 2020 QFs

Jun. 26, 2021 18:41 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — With three exquisite touches of control, technique and finishing, Federico Chiesa ended 95 minutes of Italian frustration. This record-breaking team is off to the quarterfinals of the European Championship with a defense that finally allowed a goal after...

Danish officials say delta variant reported during Euro 2020

Jun. 24, 2021 12:16 PM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — At least seven people have tested positive for the coronavirus after attending European Championship soccer games in Copenhagen, Danish health officials said Thursday. Authorities urged thousands of fans who were at Denmark's game against...

The Latest: Hazard, De Bruyne to start next game for Belgium

Jun. 18, 2021 14:44 PM EDT

The Latest on soccer’s European Championship: ___ Eden Hazard and Kevin De Bruyne will make their first starts at the European Championship in Belgium’s final group match against Finland on Monday. Belgium coach Roberto...

UEFA asks Euro 2020 teams to stop removing sponsor bottles

Jun. 17, 2021 15:59 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Reacting to a bottle-snatching trend at the European Championship started by Cristiano Ronaldo, players on the 24 teams have been asked to stop removing strategically placed sponsor drinks from the news conference platforms, UEFA said Thursday. Ronaldo,...

Eriksen to be fitted with implanted heart monitoring device

Jun. 17, 2021 14:32 PM EDT

COPENHAGEN (AP) — Christian Eriksen will be fitted with an implantable device to monitor his heart rhythm, the Danish soccer federation said Thursday. The 29-year-old Eriksen is recovering in a Copenhagen hospital after suffering cardiac arrest during Denmark’s game...

The Latest: Sweden player Larsson has car issues back home

Jun. 17, 2021 14:18 PM EDT

The Latest on soccer’s European Championship: ___ Sweden midfielder Sebastien Larsson has had more to think about at the European Championship than just Friday’s match against Slovakia. Larsson’s electric car caught fire...

Play halted for Eriksen tribute during Denmark-Belgium game

Jun. 17, 2021 12:27 PM EDT

COPENHAGEN (AP) — Denmark and Belgium players halted their European Championship match Thursday for a stadium-wide minute’s applause for Christian Eriksen. Belgium stopped play after the clock hit 10 minutes as the 25,000 fans at Parken Stadium rose to applaud...

The Latest: Ramsey leads Wales over Turkey 2-0 at Euro 2020

Jun. 16, 2021 13:56 PM EDT

The Latest on soccer’s European Championship: ___ Aaron Ramsey scored the first goal to give Wales a 2-0 victory over Turkey at the European Championship. Gareth Bale played a lobbed pass over the opposing defense and Ramsey...

The Latest: Ronaldo's ID checked before Euro 2020 game

Jun. 15, 2021 12:15 PM EDT

The Latest on soccer’s European Championship: ___ Cristiano Ronaldo was stopped by a security official to have his identity checked before playing for Portugal against Hungary at the European Championship. The official at the...

The Latest: Skriniar scores, Slovakia beats Poland 2-1

Jun. 14, 2021 13:52 PM EDT

The Latest on soccer’s European Championship: ___ Slovakia capitalized on a second-half red card and got a goal from Milan Skriniar in a 2-1 victory over Poland at the European Championship. The Inter Milan center back brought...