Euro 2024: England move on to semi-finals after shootout drama – live

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Respect to Ronald Koeman for actually giving an answer here instead of the usual diplomacy of: “We’re just focused on the semi-final, ready for any side, blahblahblah.”

If we play the final, my preference is Spain because we had France in the group stage.”

For Ronald Koeman, as for Louis van Gaal before him, when there is an emergency for the Netherlands, call for Wout Weghorst. The Burnley striker might not be the Cruyffian idea of the Total Footballing front man, but this is not the first time he has turned a game for his country after coming off the bench. Weghorst didn’t score, but he gave the Netherlands a focal point to their attack around which Cody Gakpo, Memphis Depay and Xavi Simons could operate, and he gave them a way that Austria couldn’t find in the last 16 to break down this Turkish defence. He actually won only one header, touched the ball just 13 times, but presence is not easily measured by statistics.

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