Germany are out of the Euro 2024

Spain vs Germany Highlights: Mikel Merino’s Late Decider Helps Spain Reach Euro Semis

Spain went through to the Euro semifinal after beating the home side Germany with a dramatic 2-1 victory. La Furia Roja took the lead first in the second half from Dani Olmo. Germany then equalised the goal right at the dying minute to push the game into extra time. As a conclusion, Mikel Merino scored a match-winning goal just a minute before the end of the second half of the extra time.

Spain vs Germany Highlights

1′ – KICKOFF: Referee Anthony Taylor sets the match underway

1′ – CHANCE: Pedri gives an early shock to Manuel Neuer with his effort but is still handed safely.

11′ – CHANCE: David Raum’s low volley was just too weak and Unai Simon handled it well.

15′ – MISS: Lamine Yamal’s shot went to the bottom-right corner outside the goal.

21′ – SAVE: Simon handled Kai Havertz’s close-range header with ease.

35′ – SAVE: Another decent save from Unai Simon, another Havertz’s huge opportunity to be denied.

45+2′ – HALF TIME: Spain 0-0 Germany.

47′ – MISS: Alvaro Morata tried to whip the ball all the way to Manuel Neuer’s net from close range but the ball went wide.

51′ – GOAL: Dani Olmo takes Spain to lead the game over the hosts by slotting the ball into the bottom-left corner.

64′ – MISS: Niclas Fullkrug’s header just went wide on the left side of the post.

78- – Fullkrug equalizes the scoreline after receiving Josua Kimmich’s pass.

90′ – FULL TIME” Spain 1-1 Germany

119′ – GOAL: Mikel Merino puts Spain back ahead with this late-goal

120′ – FULL-TIME: Spain 2-1 Germany

Player of the Match

Dani Olmo was the best player on the pitch as he fulfilled many checkboxes for Spain. One important impact he made was the goal after coming on to replace Pedri.

Key Moments

It was the moment when Mikel Merin put Spain ahead with his low strike towards Manuel Neuer.

Key Stats

Germany is the first host to be eliminated in the quarter-final while hosting the Euro with all of the hosts managing to escape the round.

Conclusion

Spain played more effectively and efficiently than the home side. La Furia Roja are getting closer to their fourth title.

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