Euro 2016: Sweden escape with lucky draw, Spain beat plucky Czechs

Updated On Jun 14, 2016 01:39 AM IST
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Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic, back to camera, celebrates with Kim Kallstrom, top, and teammates after Ireland's Ciaran Clark scored an own goal, during the Euro 2016 Group E match against Ireland at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on June 13, 2016. (AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic, back to camera, celebrates with Kim Kallstrom, top, and teammates after Ireland's Ciaran Clark scored an own goal, during the Euro 2016 Group E match against Ireland at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on June 13, 2016. (AP)

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Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic, left, and Ireland's Ciaran Clark engaged in a tussle. (AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic, left, and Ireland's Ciaran Clark engaged in a tussle. (AP)

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Ireland's midfielder Wesley Hoolahan (R) celebrates his goal with teammate Robert Brady. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Ireland's midfielder Wesley Hoolahan (R) celebrates his goal with teammate Robert Brady. (AFP)

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Ireland's midfielder Wesley Hoolahan (L) as teammates Robbie Keane (C) and Glenn Whelan run to join him. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Ireland's midfielder Wesley Hoolahan (L) as teammates Robbie Keane (C) and Glenn Whelan run to join him. (AFP)

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Wesley Hoolahan (L) sets off to celebrate after scoring Ireland’s first goal. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Wesley Hoolahan (L) sets off to celebrate after scoring Ireland’s first goal. (AFP)

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Hoolahan, right, scores the opening goal. (AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Hoolahan, right, scores the opening goal. (AP)

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Referee Milorad Mazic, right, shows the yellow card to Republic of Ireland's Glenn Whelan, centre, as he argues with Sweden's Sebastian Larsson, second left. (AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Referee Milorad Mazic, right, shows the yellow card to Republic of Ireland's Glenn Whelan, centre, as he argues with Sweden's Sebastian Larsson, second left. (AP)

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Sweden's Kim Kallstrom and Zlatan Ibrahimovic after the game. (Reuters) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Sweden's Kim Kallstrom and Zlatan Ibrahimovic after the game. (Reuters)

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Republic of Ireland's Ciaran Clark, lies on the ground after scoring an own goal from a cross by Ibrahimovic. (AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Republic of Ireland's Ciaran Clark, lies on the ground after scoring an own goal from a cross by Ibrahimovic. (AP)

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Sweden's Sebastian Larsson takes a tumble. (REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Sweden's Sebastian Larsson takes a tumble. (REUTERS)

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Ireland players rush to celebrate Hoolahan’s goal. (AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Ireland players rush to celebrate Hoolahan’s goal. (AP)

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Czech Republic's defender David Limbersky walks past as Spain's players celebrate after defender Gerard Pique scored the winning goal during the Euro 2016 group D match at the Stadium Municipal in Toulouse on June 13, 2016. Spain won the match 1-0. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Czech Republic's defender David Limbersky walks past as Spain's players celebrate after defender Gerard Pique scored the winning goal during the Euro 2016 group D match at the Stadium Municipal in Toulouse on June 13, 2016. Spain won the match 1-0. (AFP)

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Spain's players celebrate Pique’s goal. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Spain's players celebrate Pique’s goal. (AFP)

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Gerard Pique plays on the pitch with his son Milan after the match. (AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Gerard Pique plays on the pitch with his son Milan after the match. (AP)

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Pique gestures in celebration after scoring. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Pique gestures in celebration after scoring. (AFP)

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Pique heads in the winner past Czech ‘keeper Petr Cech in the 87th minute. (AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Pique heads in the winner past Czech ‘keeper Petr Cech in the 87th minute. (AP)

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Pique broke the deadlock after some dogged defence from the Czechs. (AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Pique broke the deadlock after some dogged defence from the Czechs. (AP)

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Spain goalkeeper David De Gea, right, makes a save from Czech Republic's Roman Hubnik. (AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Spain goalkeeper David De Gea, right, makes a save from Czech Republic's Roman Hubnik. (AP)

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Czech Republic players dejected after the loss. (AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Czech Republic players dejected after the loss. (AP)

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Petr Cech, left, made several saves to keep the Czechs in the hunt. (AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Petr Cech, left, made several saves to keep the Czechs in the hunt. (AP)

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Czech players dejected after they conceded three minutes from time. (AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Czech players dejected after they conceded three minutes from time. (AP)

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