Spain vs Germany 2-1: UEFA Euro 2024 quarterfinal as it happened Spain advances to semi finals

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  • Spain knock out hosts Germany as substitute Mikel Merino headed a late goal in extra time to give his side a 2-1 win in their Euro 2024 quarterfinal at the Stuttgart Arena.
  • Germany had forced Spain to extra time after Florian Wirtz scored a late equaliser to cancel out Dani Elmo’s 51st minute opener.
  • The winner will face either Portugal or France in the semifinal, which is the second quarterfinal on Friday.
  • Germany’s exit brings to an end the hosts’ hope of a summer fairytale Euros victory after a decade of poor performances at major tournaments, while also lowering the curtain on Toni Kroos’ stellar career.
  • Spain defender Dani Carvajal was sent off late in extra time for a second yellow card and will be suspended for Tuesday’s semifinal against Portugal or France. Fellow defender Robin Le Normand will also miss the match after picking up a booking.
  • England take on Switzerland and Turkey play Netherlands in the other quarterfinals on Saturday.
  • You can follow the action on Al Jazeera’s dedicated Euro 2024 tournament page with all the match build-up and live text commentary, and keep up to date with group standings and real-time match results and schedules.

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