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Euro 2020 roundup: Spain held by Norway, Poulsen sinks Swiss

• Aaron Connolly misses late chance in Ireland stalemate
• Italy, Sweden and Bosnia-Herzegovina cruise to wins

Aaron Connolly, on his debut, almost snatched victory for the Republic of Ireland after coming off the bench – but ultimately his side laboured to a goalless draw in Georgia. The 19-year-old forced a 90th-minute save from Giorgi Loria and then fired into the side netting when he might have done better. The defender Shane Duffy then headed straight at Loria from an injury-time corner, but Ireland had to make do with 0-0 in Group D.

Mick McCarthy had wanted to leave Georgia with three more points in the bank before Tuesday’s trip to Switzerland but was not too downhearted. “I see it absolutely as a point won, not two lost. If you had offered me four points in the games against Georgia at the start of the group, I’d have taken it.”

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