After a series of errors and injuries, Team Belgium has regained its footing and its reputation as a Euro 2016 favorite. Coach Marc Wilmots is cautiously optimistic about his team's chances of taking the quarterfinal game against underdog Wales.
One of Wales' greatest ever players has become their coach, after Ryan Giggs was appointed on Monday. The Welshman spent his entire playing career at Manchester United and has landed his first permament coaching job.
After four games, 15 goals and a few pathetic penalties the quarterfinals are over. There will be a first major tournament semifinal for Wales, who are joined by three of the usual suspects. But what else did we learn?
Spain became the eleventh team to qualify for Russia 2018 after their convincing 3-0 win over Albania and Italy's disappointing home draw against Macedonia. Elsewhere, Euro 2016 surprise package Iceland are looking good.
Eight games in three days sent some big teams packing and left a mixture of the familiar and the first-timers in the quarterfinals. We know who is in and who’s out but what else did the first knockout stage teach us?
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