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UEFA Euro 2016: Croatia, Poland, and Germany win opening games

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 13 June 2016, 13:00 IST

Croatia, Poland, and Germany began their UEFA Euro 2016 campaigns on winning notes on Sunday, 12 June, after victories over Turkey, Northern Ireland, and Ukraine, respectively.

In the early kick-off, a stunning Luka Modric volley from outside the box sealed the deal for Croatia, as they managed to post a 1-0 win over a wasteful Turkish side.

Poland won by a similar scoreline against Northern Ireland, after Ardadiusz Milik scored in the 51st minute following incessant pressure over the minnows.

In the most talked about game of the night, world champions Germany began their quest for a fourth European title with a 2-0 win over Ukraine. Shkodran Mustafi and Bastian Schweinsteiger scored for the Germans.

Results:

Turkey 0-1 Croatia

Poland 1-0 Northern Ireland

Germany 2-0 Ukraine

First published: 13 June 2016, 13:00 IST
 
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