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France: Italy fans rejoice as Spain is ousted before Euro quarter finals01:48

France: Italy fans rejoice as Spain is ousted before Euro quarter finals

France, Paris
June 27, 2016 at 23:14 GMT +00:00 · Published

Italy fans celebrated in Saint Denis, Paris, on Monday night, after beating Spain 2-0 and securing their place in the quarter finals of Euro 2016.

Italy fans rejoiced in knocking the defending champions out of the tournament. Full of optimism that their team could go all the way, one fan said, “We don't have football players like Spain, but we have a big team, we have a big heart, and now we will play against Germany, and when we play against Germany we always win, so let's see."

One Spanish fan outside the stadium criticised Spain's tactics, saying, "We've played with the same team for four games in a row and that's not the way we should have played. The coach should have changed some players and he didn't."

Juventus centre back Giorgio Chiellini scored the opening goal and Southampton striker Graziano Pelle followed up with Italy's second goal. Italy will play Germany in the quarter-finals on Sunday.

France: Italy fans rejoice as Spain is ousted before Euro quarter finals01:48
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Italy fans celebrated in Saint Denis, Paris, on Monday night, after beating Spain 2-0 and securing their place in the quarter finals of Euro 2016.

Italy fans rejoiced in knocking the defending champions out of the tournament. Full of optimism that their team could go all the way, one fan said, “We don't have football players like Spain, but we have a big team, we have a big heart, and now we will play against Germany, and when we play against Germany we always win, so let's see."

One Spanish fan outside the stadium criticised Spain's tactics, saying, "We've played with the same team for four games in a row and that's not the way we should have played. The coach should have changed some players and he didn't."

Juventus centre back Giorgio Chiellini scored the opening goal and Southampton striker Graziano Pelle followed up with Italy's second goal. Italy will play Germany in the quarter-finals on Sunday.

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