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Euro 2020: Spain progress to quarter-final after 5-3 win over Croatia

Spain have progressed to the quarter-final of Euro 2020 after defeating Croatia by five goals to three.

Croatia got the lead in the 20th minute after goalkeeper, Unai Simon failed to control a back pass from Pedri, leading to an own goal.

In the 38th minute, Pablo Sarabia equalised for the Spaniards from ten yards out after goalkeeper Dominik Livakovic palmed a shot into his path.

Cesar Azpilicueta put Spain ahead in the 56th minute after he rose above the Croatia defence to head the ball into the back of the net.

Ferran Torres made it 3-1 in the 76th minute before Mislav Orsic pulled one back seven minutes later.

The Croatians continued to fight and got the equaliser in the 92nd minute through Mario Pasalic.

In the 9th minute of the first half of extra time, Alvaro Morata scored a stunning goal to give Spain the lead again.

Two minutes later, Mikel Oyarzabal sealed the win by scoring Spain’s fifth goal.

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