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Ronaldo helps holders Real to late victory; Leicester, City also win

Title holders Real Madrid fought back at the death for a 2-1 comeback victory against Sporting Lisbon at the start of the new Champions League campaign, while English champions Leicester City...

Portugal beat Wales 2-0 into Euro final; Ronaldo equals scoring mark

Cristiano Ronaldo equalled the all-time tournament scoring record and set up the other goal as Portugal beat Wales 2-0 on Wednesday for a place in the final of Euro 2016.

Possession still key to Euro success, but flexibility also crucial

Coaches have shown a willingness to adapt at this tournament and teams have prospered because of it.

Griezmann double ensures France survive scare to reach Euro quarters

A second half double from Antoine Griezmann allowed France to survive a huge scare against 10-man Ireland and fight back to reach the quarter-finals of Euro 2016 thanks to a 2-1 win in Lyon Sunday...

Fun starts now but Deschamps won't underestimate Ireland

France coach Didier Deschamps promised more excitement as Euro 2016 reached the knockout stage, and said there was no chance of underestimating Ireland.

Magnificent Ronaldo saves Portugal's Euro 2016 with Hungary draw

Cristiano Ronaldo delivered two goals and an assist to secure the 3-3 draw Portugal needed against already qualified Hungary to ensure progress to the Euro 2016 knock-out stage on Wednesday.

Ronaldo declines to take questions at press conference

Cristiano Ronaldo declines to take questions from the media at his man of the match press conference following Portugal's Euro 2016 draw with Hungary.

Qualified Hungary not focused on Ronaldo as they target top spot

Hungary are guaranteed to reach the knock-out phase of Euro 2016 but are determined to progress as winners of Group F and are not obsessing about Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo when the team's...

Ronaldo refusing to give up as Portugal flirt with elimination

Portugal are relying on their one superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to dig themselves out of a hole at Euro 2016 while Hungary's team ethic has them on the verge of the last 16.

Albania end scoring drought to down Romania and stay alive

Albania's Euro 2016 could continue into the knock-out phase after the debutants ended their scoring drought to eliminate Romania with a 1-0 victory in Lyon on Sunday.

Albania hope to find path progress as Iordanescu ignores century

Albania are without a goal or point at Euro 2016 despite strong performances so far and must end their scoring drought to beat Romania on Sunday to have any chance of progressing from Group A to...

Astute Italy out-think and out-play Belgium to claim shock win

Underdogs Italy produced a tactical masterclass to defeat Belgium 2-0 in Lyon Monday and inflict a shock defeat on one of the favourites for Euro 2016.

Belgium hope to hit the ground running but underdogs Italy resolute

Belgium coach Marc Wilmots has admitted his side must hit the ground running in Euro 2016 when they take on an Italy team looking to disprove their underdog status in their opening Group E...

Strong Belgium hoping to hit the ground running against Italy

Belgium coach Marc Wilmots has admitted his side have no alternative but to hit the ground running in Euro 2016 when they take on Italy in their opening Group E encounter on Monday.