Spain beat Germany in a 120-minute fight in the semis


Just when everyone was counting the tiebreaker, Mikail Marino lit up. Dani Olmor scored an incredible header from a great cross to seal Spain’s incredible victory in the 120th minute.

Spain advanced to the semi-finals of the Euro Cup after beating Germany 2-1 in a thrilling quarter-final at the Stuttgart Arena. Host Germany has been eliminated.

After the regular time game was tied 1-1, the match went into extra time. Marino secured the team’s victory by scoring there.

Spain dominated in the first half, Germany turned around in the second half. Played well and got a goal at the last minute of the scheduled time.

Yamal’s left-footed shot from a free kick in the 15th minute was quite close. Goes to the right of the post. Two minutes later, Fabien Ruiz shot over from outside the box.

Germany got the first chance in 21 minutes of the match. Kai Havertz’s cross from Josua Kimmich’s cross was turned away by Spanish goalkeeper Unai Simon.

Nuyer did not let Spain’s Havertz score in the 35th minute. Dani Olmo in the 39th minute and Yamal’s shot in the 45th minute were blocked by the German goalkeeper. Both teams finished the first half goalless.

From the beginning of the second half, Spain began to attack again with possession of the ball. In the 47th minute, Alvaro Morata had a chance to score, but Nuyer blocked his shot. In the 51st minute, Dani Olmo, who replaced Pedri, broke the German defense.

Lamine Yamal’s cross with a right-footed shot gave the team a 1-0 lead. This is the 16-year-old Yamal’s third assist in this year’s Euros.

Substitute Fulkrug’s header went just over the bar in the 64th minute. Germany started storming inside the Spanish D-box with a momentary attack.

Germany got another chance to score in the 70th minute. Andrikh’s great shot was blocked by Unai Simon. Germany came very close to scoring in the 77th minute. Fulgrug’s right-footed shot was blocked by the goal post and they did not return to parity.

Spain had 55 percent of the ball at one point, but the Germans brought it to 50 percent in the end. In the 81st minute, Jamal Musiala entered the D box with the ball but hit it wide on the left side.

Finally, in the 89th minute, Florian Viratz, the best footballer of this season’s Bundesliga, gave Germany the desired goal. He scored with his right foot from Jatla inside the Dbox to bring the team to 1-1. The match goes into extra time.

In the 91st minute, Ferran Torres’ header went wide. In the 101st minute Andrikh’s great shot also went wide.

The two teams attack and kill each other as well. Warzabal’s left-footed shot in the 104th minute did not find the target. In the 105th minute, Virat’s left-footed shot from inside the D-box went wide.

Attacks and counter-attacks continued in the second half of extra time. In the 106th minute, Jamal Musiala’s shot hit Cucurella, but the referee did not award a penalty. In the 109th minute, Fulkrug beat a defender inside the D-box and took a kick, but it was not on target.

But in the 120th minute, Merino lit up like Halley’s comet. Marino scored a superb header from a Dani Olmock cross to give his side a memorable 2-1 win. With this victory, Spain reached the semi-finals, while Germany, as the host, left the quarter.

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