Every Topic Every Day

Spain Stuns France to Reach Euro 2024 Final with Historic Comeback

In a thrilling Euro 2024 semifinal showdown at Munich’s Allianz Arena, Spain orchestrated a remarkable comeback to defeat France 2-1 and secure their place in the tournament’s final. The match, characterized by intense action and dramatic twists, saw Spain overturn an early deficit with two quickfire goals, sealing their spot in Sunday’s championship clash.

France, buoyed by an early header from Randal Kolo Muani off a precise Kylian Mbappe cross in the 8th minute, initially seized control. However, Spain swiftly responded, sparked by the brilliance of their 16-year-old prodigy Lamine Yamal. Yamal, already making waves as the youngest scorer in European Championship history, equalized in the 21st minute with a stunning long-range strike that curled past French goalkeeper Mike Maignan and kissed the inside of the left post.

The momentum swung decisively in Spain’s favor just four minutes later when Dani Olmo’s effort, initially deflected by France’s Jules Kounde, found the back of the net to put Spain ahead. Despite valiant efforts from France in the second half, including missed opportunities from Mbappe and Ousmane Dembele, Spain’s defense held firm under pressure, denying Les Bleus an equalizer.

The victory marks Spain’s sixth consecutive win at Euro 2024, underlining their resurgence as a European football powerhouse. Managed by Luis De la Fuente, Spain’s blend of seasoned veterans and rising stars, including Yamal, who has been pivotal throughout the tournament, has captivated fans and pundits alike.

Spain awaits the winner of the England-Netherlands semifinal clash, set to determine their opponent in Sunday’s final at Berlin’s Olympiastadion.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More