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Unai Simón and Spain complete redemption tale in shootout | Sid Lowe

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The odds were against Luis Enrique’s side going into penalties but they prevailed and are in the last four

“Every game is a new game,” Unai Simón said, and this really was. After two hours of football and 27 shots, Spain hadn’t found their own way past Switzerland, and so now for something completely different: now the quarter-final would be decided in a shootout.

“I tortured myself and watched it six or seven times,” the goalkeeper had admitted of his error against Croatia in the last 16; this time the torture would be everyone else’s. As for him, this would become a moment he’ll happily watch back many more times than that.

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