Euro 2024: reaction as England edge into quarter-finals, plus two more last-16 ties – live

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Let’s look ahead to the big match today: France v Belgium. Much like England, neither nation has clicked in their campaign to date. Jonathan Wilson reckons the man in the mask may be the reason for Les Bleus’ ponderous performances at times.

Meanwhile, Belgium manager Domenico Tedesco just wants his team to be braver and understands the flak his team has been getting. Sounds familiar doesn’t it?

From the very beginning, we want to be brave, we want to start this game with a strong belief. We worked on this belief the last two or three days, because if there is no belief, there is nothing. So we have to believe and everybody knows that we need a really, really top, top game. The fans [who have been critical] are allowed to do anything, you know, if they have emotions if they have some thoughts … they can express what they feel. It’s no problem, it’s a fan that is paying a lot of money for a ticket. So it’s okay, but it’s also okay I think for a team then to be disappointed because we were qualified.”

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