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EURO on this day: 17 June

On this day: Tomas Brolin applied the finishing touch to some delicate build-up play as the EURO '92 hosts finished top of Group A and sent England home.

EURO On This Day: Classic goals from 17 June
EURO On This Day: Classic goals from 17 June

Sweden 2-1 England
(Eriksson 51, Brolin 82; Platt 4)
1992 group stage, Solna

Tomas Brolin struck eight minutes from time to bring the curtain down on an ill-fated England campaign and send EURO '92 hosts Sweden through to the semi-finals as Group A winners.

England needed at least a high-scoring draw but more plausibly a win to get through, and had a dream start as David Platt fired in after just four minutes.

EURO '92 highlights: Sweden 2-1 England
EURO '92 highlights: Sweden 2-1 England

However, Tommy Svensson's side were transformed after the interval, and Jan Eriksson headed them level before Brolin finished the job, beating Chris Woods after a defence-splitting attacking move.

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West Germany 2-0 Spain
(Völler 29 51)
1988 group stage, Munich

West Germany went through to the EURO '88 semi-finals as Group 1 winners as they started to approach top gear for the first time at the finals.

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Rudi Völler darted past Genaro Andrinúa and shot beyond Andoni Zubizarreta to end a goal drought that had lasted more than seven internationals. His second soon followed. The hugely influential Lothar Matthäus surged through the middle before a delightful back-heel presented Völler with the chance to apply an intelligent finish into the bottom corner.

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Other EURO fixtures on 17 June
1964 semi-finals: Spain 2-1 Hungary (aet) 
1964 semi-finals: Denmark 0-3 USSR 
1972 third-place play-off: Belgium 2-1 Hungary 
1976 semi-finals: Yugoslavia 2-4 West Germany (aet)
1980 group stage: Netherlands 1-1 Czechoslovakia 
1980 group stage: Greece 0-0 West Germany 
1984 group stage: West Germany 2-1 Romania 
1984 group stage: Portugal 1-1 Spain 
1988 group stage: Italy 2-0 Denmark 
1992 group stage: France 1-2 Denmark
2000 group stage: Romania 0-1 Portugal 
2000 group stage: England 1-0 Germany 
2004 group stage: England 3-0 Switzerland 
2004 group stage: Croatia 2-2 France 
2008 group stage: Netherlands 2-0 Romania 
2008 group stage: France 0-2 Italy
2012 group stage: Denmark 1-2 Germany
2012 group stage: Portugal 2-1 Netherlands
2016 group stage: Italy 1-0 Sweden
2016 group stage: Czech Republic 2-2 Croatia
2016 group stage: Spain 3-0 Turkey

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