Spain defeat Georgia to advance to Euro 2024 quarter-finals

Spain defeated Georgia at Euro 2024, with goals from Rodri, Fabian Ruiz, Nico Williams, and Dani Olmo, after conceding own goal. Spain will now face Germany in the quarter-finals. Despite the loss, Georgia stunned the crowd by taking the lead with their first attack just 18 minutes into the game.

Rodri, Fabian Ruiz, Nico Williams and Dani Olmo all scored as Spain came from behind to beat surprise packages Georgia 4-1 at Euro 2024 on Sunday and set up a blockbuster quarter-final against hosts Germany.

Robin Le Normand's own goal gave Georgia a shock lead in the 18th minute of this last-16 tie to send their noisy supporters wild in Cologne.

It was the first goal Spain had conceded at the competition but they came back to equalise six minutes before the interval courtesy of Manchester City midfielder Rodri.

Ruiz then headed home in the 51st minute and Williams ran through for the third before substitute Olmo made sure of the win as La Roja stay on track to become European champions for the fourth time.

Spain now take on Germany in the last eight in Stuttgart on Friday in a repeat of the Euro 2008 final, which they won 1-0 to begin their golden era of dominance in international football.

Luis de la Fuente's current team are looking to bring back the glory days and they were expected to brush Georgia aside here.


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