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WE ROUND UP THE LAT­EST NEWS FROM THE EUROS IN FRANCE

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‘NO ONE WILL FEAR MIS­FIR­ING ENG­LAND’

Former Eng­land striker Alan Shearer does not think any side will be fear­ful of play­ing Eng­land in the last-16 af­ter three un­con­vinc­ing dis­plays in the group stages. He said: “I do not see any teams be­ing scared of play­ing us. I don’t think Roy knows his best XI, or his best sys­tem, and that is where we are strug­gling.”

FABI­AN­SKI FEEL­ING MORE CON­FI­DENT

Af­ter helping Poland reach the last-16 by keep­ing clean sheets against Ger­many and Ukraine, goal­keeper Lukasz Fabi­an­ski feel his side could spring fur­ther surprises in France. “We’ve reached the next round of a ma­jor tour­na­ment for the first time in 30 years,” he said. “It’s a rea­son to cel­e­brate, but I know it can get even bet­ter.”

‘CROA­TIA AMONG THE BEST IN EUROPE’

Croa­tia striker Nikola Kalinic says his coun­try are “now one of the big favourites” to win Euro 2016 af­ter beat­ing Spain 2-1. The Fiorentina for­ward said: “It was dif­fi­cult af­ter we fell be­hind but we showed that we are shoul­der to shoul­der with the world’s top teams.”

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