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England vs Spain LIVE: Euro 2022 latest score and updates as Esther Gonzalez goal sees Lionesses trail

Covid-stricken Sarina Wiegman ‘has high hopes’ of qualifying for Euro quarter-finals in England

Euro 2022 reached the round of 16 and it’s England’s turn to try to qualify for the last four, as they take on Spain in the quarter-finals at the Amex Stadium in Brighton. These two nations were seen as potential winners at the start of the competition, especially ahead of Spanish midfielder Alexia Putellas. suffering from a long-term knee injurywhile big names from Germany, Sweden and the Netherlands also remain in the round of 16 and hope to go the distance.

During the group stage, England beat Austria, Norway and Northern Ireland without conceding a single goal, but the real tests start from this moment for Sarina Wiegmanfrom the side. The head coach will also be back on the sidelines after recovering from Covidyet goalkeeper Hannah Hampton has now tested positive.

As for Spain, they finished second in Group B behind Germany, beating Denmark and Finland. but knowing they need improvement from now on to go further in the competition.

Follow all the latest news, preparation and line-ups ahead of England v Spain at Euro 2022 below:

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England 0-1 Spain

67 mins: Del Castillo’s deflected cross rebounds nicely for Mary Earps who had previously managed to prevent a crooked cross that fell into the net.

England are in the ‘score, don’t concede’ part of the game. With each passing minute, the pressure will mount on the Lionesses.

Sandra Panos was warned of a loss of time by the referee.

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England 0-1 Spain

64 mins: Keira Walsh throws a nice ball into the box from midfield and almost lunges into Lauren Hemp but it’s a good keeper from Sandra Panos who sprints off her line and smothers the ball before Hemp nabs it reaches.

Ella Toone is in place of Fran Kirby for the Lionesses.

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England 0-1 Spain

62 minutes: Penalty for England! The ball is sent into the box and won in the air by Alessia Russo who sends the ball to Lauren Hemp. Hemp takes the ball from Ona ​​Batlle who makes contact with the English striker and knocks her down.

The referee awards a free kick to Spain and VAR does not overturn the decision. Tough for England.

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England 0-1 Spain

60 mins: This is the first real test for the Lionesses in the tournament. If they can score, they’ll grab all the momentum for Spain.

Lauren Hemp loops a free kick into the box but it is easily defended at the near post.

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England 0-1 Spain

57 mins: England conceded for the first time in the tournament and Spain deserved it. They were the better team, but maybe this goal will unlock England and allow them to play with more freedom.

Chloe Kelly and Alessia Russo are both called to action with Beth Mead and Ellen White abducted.

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OBJECTIVE! England 0-1 Spain (54′, Gonzalez) ⚽️

54′: Spain in the lead! It’s a huge error from Rachel Daly as the ball goes past Spanish substitute Athenea del Castillo. The winger throws it inside Daly after she gets too committed to a tackle, then squares it to Esther Gonzalez.

The striker takes a throw-in, shoots the spin and drives it deep into the net.

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England 0-0 Spain

51 mins: England are out of the break and are already pushing further up the pitch. It’s a brave move that should allow them to gain more possession but will also leave them open to a counterattack.

Lucy Bronze wins the ball for the Lionesses and gives it to Georgia Stanway on the wing. Stanway sends in the cross but Ellen White starts her run too early and is flagged offside.

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England 0-0 Spain

48 mins: The free-kick is curled into the box by Beth Mead and almost falls well for Leah Williamson but the England captain fails to make contact with the ball and hits Mariona Caldentey who wins her own free-kick for Spain.

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Second half: England 0-0 Spain

Kick-off: England restart the match. No change from Sarina Wiegman at the break.

Beth Mead wins an early free-kick down the right side as she is knocked down by Olga Carmona. Can England take advantage of this set piece?

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England vs Spain LIVE: Euro 2022 latest score and updates as Esther Gonzalez goal sees Lionesses trail

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