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Euro 2016: Takeaways from the Group Stage

Favorites are out of fashion, minnows are the rage and the low number of goals makes last-minute strikes particularly valuable. DW takes a completely subjective look at what we learned from the first stage of Euro 2016.
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Opinion: 24-team format was a bad idea

The experiment with a 24-team European Championship, says DW Sports’ Jefferson Chase, has proven that less is in fact more. The additional teams didn’t increase the excitement – they made the tournament more arbitrary.

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Hungary beats Austria, Portugal fails to beat Iceland at Euro 2016

On14 June, Hungary played against Austria at Euro 2016, with Hungary winning the match 2-0. The first goal was scored after 62 minutes by Hungarian player Adam Szalai. During the match, Austrian player Aleksandar Dragovic was suspended after receiving two yellow cards, posing a challenge for the Austrian team.   Zoltan Stieber of Hungary scored …

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Euro 2016: Hungary shock Austria

Coming off horrible seasons in the German first and second divisions, Adam Szalai and Zoltan Stieber made the difference for the Hungarians. They caught an uninspired Austria completely off guard, winning 2-0.

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