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in this tournament. we from home in this tournament. we will hearfrom from home in this tournament. we will hear from gareth southgate but he feels that can be a positive for his team. it is worth pointing out it is hot here, 27 degrees, it will drop a few degrees before kick—off but this is something this england team will have to content with. as we know, gareth southgate and this team have huge resources on the bench as they look to book their place on the semifinals at euro 2020 one and what a chance they have to do so. the atmosphere is building here as it is across the country, in beer gardens up and down the country and in the capital. we can cross night to greg mckenzie and london. good evening. i imagine a huge number there are hopeful that a england's your journey will number there are hopeful that a england's yourjourney will continue england's your journey will continue tonight. england's yourjourney will continue tonight. ——
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yes, afamiliar yes, a familiar face yes, a familiarface here yes, a familiar face here and yes, a familiarface here and ready for kick—off in about an hour and a half. what do you think the scoreline will be? we half. what do you think the scoreline will be?— half. what do you think the scoreline will be? ~ ., ., ., scoreline will be? we are going to hurt zero england. _ scoreline will be? we are going to hurt zero england. 3-0 _ scoreline will be? we are going to hurt zero england. 3-0 england. | scoreline will be? we are going to. hurt zero england. 3-0 england. -- we are going _ hurt zero england. 3-0 england. -- we are going 2-0- _ hurt zero england. 3-0 england. -- we are going 2-0. do _ hurt zero england. 3-0 england. -- we are going 2-0. do you _ hurt zero england. 3-0 england. -- we are going 2-0. do you think - we are going 2-0. do you think encland we are going 2-0. do you think england might _ we are going 2-0. do you think england might be _ we are going 2-0. do you think england might be a _ we are going 2-0. do you think england might be a bit - we are going 2-0. do you think england might be a bit too - england might be a bit too complacent tonight? no. with the starting line—up, do you think the three — to — three formation will work? i three - to - three formation will work? ., ., three - to - three formation will work? . . ., , three - to - three formation will work? . ., ., , ., work? i have faith in it, it has not one work? i have faith in it, it has not gone wrong _ work? i have faith in it, it has not gone wrong so — work? i have faith in it, it has not gone wrong so far. _ work? i have faith in it, it has not gone wrong so far. for— work? i have faith in it, it has not gone wrong so far. for the - gone wrong so far. for the goal-scorers _ gone wrong so far. for the goal-scorers tonight, - gone wrong so far. for the goal-scorers tonight, who | gone wrong so far. for the i goal-scorers tonight, who do gone wrong so far. for the - goal-scorers tonight, who do you goal—scorers tonight, who do you think will score the england? it has: think will score the england? it has to be harry — think will score the england? it has to be harry kane. _ think will score the england? it has to be harry kane. so _ think will score the england? it has to be harry kane. so far— think will score the england? it has to be harry kane. so far so - think will score the england? it has to be harry kane. so far so good, l to be harry kane. so far so good, the england _ to be harry kane. so far so good, the england team, _ to be harry kane. so far so good, the england team, are _ to be harry kane. so far so good, the england team, are you - to be harry kane. so far so good, | the england team, are you proud? absolutely. cheering |
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cheering emma cheering _ . that isjust some of the cheering — . that isjust some of the fans cheering . that is 'ust some of the fans and there . that isjust some of the fans and there are about _ . that isjust some of the fans and there are about 500 _ . that isjust some of the fans and there are about 500 here, - . that isjust some of the fans and there are about 500 here, and - . that isjust some of the fans and i there are about 500 here, and many people watching the game at venues like this across the whole country. back to you in the studio. yes. back to you in the studio. yes, thanks for that. what - back to you in the studio. yes, thanks for that. what a - back to you in the studio. yes, thanks for that. what a great l back to you in the studio. yes, thanks for that. what a great moment for those england fans and they will be desperate that england get over the line tonight. you talk about the england team, what about the ukrainian team? gareth southgate very keen that they are not underestimated when you consider this is the furthest they have ever gonein gone in eight european championship. let's get the perspective now from sarah who was in a fun park that. you talk about the support of the country, imagine be be lots of ukrainian fans willing their team on. —— who is in a fan park. willing their team on. -- who is in a fan park-— a fan park. they are 'ust starting to cather a fan park. they are 'ust starting to gather in h
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a fan park. they are 'ust starting to gather in this _ a fan park. they are 'ust starting to gather in this fan _ a fan park. they are just starting to gather in this fan zone, - a fan park. they are just starting to gather in this fan zone, there | to gather in this fan zone, there are several in kyiv, the ukrainian capital, because so many fans could not get to rome because of this covid nightmare that everyone is expensing, so instead they have a giant screens, the biggest in europe we are told. —— everyone is experiencing. people with picnic blankets, deck chairs, beanbags, lots of people in the ukrainian national colours, people dressed up, people in ukrainian national costumes, and there is a lot of enthusiasm here for the national side, people are really daring to believe that they could actually beat england, he would have thought it? a couple of fans here with me. obviously supporting ukraine. just tell me, how much does this mean to you as ukraine fans? it is tell me, how much does this mean to you as ukraine fans?— you as ukraine fans? it is so excitin: you as ukraine fans? it is so exciting ukraine _ you as ukraine fans? it is so exciting ukraine because - you as ukraine fans? it is so exciting ukraine because of| you as ukraine fans? it is so . exciting ukraine because of this time _ exciting ukraine because of this time we — exciting ukraine because of this time we have had and having a united environment, the football is at uniting — environment, the football is at uniting us _ environment, the football is at uniting us and we are really happy to be _ uniting us and we are really happy to be here — uniting us and we are really happy to be here. that is probably the
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first _ to be here. that is probably the first. it— to be here. that is probably the first. , ,., to be here. that is probably the first. , ., ,, to be here. that is probably the first. ., ,, first. it is so important, best day of my life. _ first. it is so important, best day of my life. it _ first. it is so important, best day of my life. it is — first. it is so important, best day of my life, it is a _ first. it is so important, best day of my life, it is a good _ first. it is so important, best day i of my life, it is a good atmosphere, very beautifut— of my life, it is a good atmosphere, very beautiful people _ of my life, it is a good atmosphere, very beautiful people around - of my life, it is a good atmosphere, very beautiful people around us. . of my life, it is a good atmosphere, | very beautiful people around us. did ou very beautiful people around us. you expect ukraine to get this far even? first time ever? it you expect ukraine to get this far even? first time ever?— even? first time ever? it sounds like a more _ even? first time ever? it sounds like a more tricky _ even? first time ever? it sounds like a more tricky question. - even? first time ever? it sounds like a more tricky question. may| even? first time ever? it sounds - like a more tricky question. may be, yes, but— like a more tricky question. may be, yes, but we — like a more tricky question. may be, yes, but we will see actually the result— yes, but we will see actually the result at— yes, but we will see actually the result at the end of the game. and let the _ result at the end of the game. and let the best when.— let the best when. england are the big favourites, . .. _ let the best when. england are the big favourites,... come _ let the best when. england are the big favourites,... come on, - let the best when. england are the i big favourites,... come on, england! summer backing _ big favourites,... come on, england! summer backing england _ big favourites,... come on, england! summer backing england there, - big favourites,... come on, england! summer backing england there, do l big favourites,... come on, england! i summer backing england there, do you have expectations ukraine can beat england? we have expectations ukraine can beat encland? ~ ., have expectations ukraine can beat encland? . . ., , have expectations ukraine can beat encland? . ., , ., england? we have a very good team and stron: england? we have a very good team and strong team _ england? we have a very good team and strong team now _ england? we have a very good team and strong team now and _ england? we have a very good team and strong team now and we - england? we have a very good team and strong team now and we have i england? we have a very good team and strong team now and we have a| and strong team now and we have a good _ and strong team now and we have a good chance. — and strong team now and we have a good chance. we _ and strong team now and we have a good chance, we will— and strong team now and we have a good chance, we will see. _ and strong team now and we have a good chance, we will see. you- and strong team now and we have a good chance, we will see.— good chance, we will see. you say this is about _ good chance, we will see. you say this is about uniting _ good chance, we will see. you say this is about uniting the _
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good chance, we will see. you say this is about uniting the country, i good chance, we will see. you say| this is about uniting the country, a country which is at war, so many countries were in the past seven years, is itjust about the countries were in the past seven years, is it just about the football or is it bigger? years, is itjust about the football or is it bigger?— or is it bigger? yes,. let the best be the winner. _ or is it bigger? yes,. let the best be the winner. thanks _ or is it bigger? yes,. let the best be the winner. thanks very - or is it bigger? yes,. let the best| be the winner. thanks very much, en'o the be the winner. thanks very much, enjoy the game. _ be the winner. thanks very much, enjoy the game, good _ be the winner. thanks very much, enjoy the game, good luck - be the winner. thanks very much, l enjoy the game, good luck tonight. there's a huge mass of enthusiasm, lots of people telling me this is about more than football, it is uniting a country and it showing the world ukraine that is notjust about struggle and conflict. that it is about something positive, something positive to cheer about. they are hoping they can go further than the quarterfinals tonight, daring to believe, daring to hope and they are already saying it is a tribe that have got this far, but they are hoping to go even further. —— a triumph. hoping to go even further. -- a triumh. , thank you. let's hit from the
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england manager. —— he out from it. there will be less supporters and the conditions will be different, but he has been clear, let's put those external factors aside for he is expecting his side to do a professionaljob.— is expecting his side to do a professionaljob. professional 'ob. were used to -la in: in professionaljob. were used to playing in front _ professionaljob. were used to playing in front of _ professionaljob. were used to playing in front of no - professionaljob. were used to playing in front of no fans - professionaljob. were used to playing in front of no fans and | playing in front of no fans and having to create their own atmosphere and you need leadership on the pitch in these moments and we have got some very good leaders in our squad, so yes, have got some very good leaders in oursquad, so yes, it have got some very good leaders in our squad, so yes, it does not matter too much to us. we know that it is a fabulous stadium to play in it, a great venue, great arena, historic arena, and we are looking forward to playing the game. this forward to playing the game. as things stand, it is denmark who are on the cusp of booking a place in the semifinal, that awaits the result of ukraine and england. they did pull a goal back, schick
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narrowing the margin to potentially equalise against denmark but denmark leading as things stand. let's cross over to her wimbledon. a huge story emerging in british tennis today. yes, not all about the football today. quite some story that 18—year—old emma raducanu. she was paying herfirst 18—year—old emma raducanu. she was paying her first tour level matches this week, first grand slam. she is a wild card, most people had not heard of her outside of tennis cycles this week, boy have they had of her now. henman hill going up to lately crazy. earlier today she became the first british woman to reach the fourth round of wimbledon since 1959. it was a sensational performance against the romanian sorana cirstea. more details on that match. aren't
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teenagers always agreed to their phones these days? but who can say what the third round of wimbledon feels like? when sorana cirstea first played here, emma raducanu was five years old. if it was a nervous start fur emma raducanu, did not last long. she has a backhand beyond her years postop she may have only just sucked her a—levels, but it was sorana cirstea who being tested. —— sat her a—levels. that sorana cirstea who being tested. -- sat her a-levels._ sat her a-levels. that was 'ust too aood. sat her a-levels. that was 'ust too good. and — sat her a-levels. that was 'ust too good. and fl sat her a-levels. that was 'ust too good. and soon she h sat her a-levels. that was 'ust too good. and soon she set h sat her a-levels. that was 'ust too good. and soon she set up]- sat her a-levels. that was just too good. and soon she set up set - good. and soon she set up set points and then did — good. and soon she set up set points and then did this. _ good. and soon she set up set points and then did this. it _ good. and soon she set up set points and then did this. it feels _ good. and soon she set up set points and then did this. it feelsjust - and then did this. it feels 'ust about as sweet i and then did this. it feels 'ust about as sweet as it i and then did this. it feels 'ust about as sweet as it everh and then did this. it feelsjust| about as sweet as it ever has. and then did this. it feelsjust - about as sweet as it ever has. there was no nervous _ about as sweet as it ever has. there was no nervous start _ about as sweet as it ever has. there was no nervous start to _ about as sweet as it ever has. there was no nervous start to the - about as sweet as it ever has. there was no nervous start to the second. was no nervous start to the second set, another back and brought another break. it was now eight games at won in a row. any questions sorana cirstea it was asking, emma raducanu had the answers. there is that backhand again. i
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raducanu had the answers. there is that backhand again.— that backhand again. i can't believe it. she that backhand again. i can't believe it- she cannot _ that backhand again. i can't believe it. she cannot either. _ that backhand again. i can't believe it. she cannot either. white - that backhand again. i can't believe it. she cannot either. white she - it. she cannot either. white she better start _ it. she cannot either. white she better start believing, - it. she cannot either. white she better start believing, because l it. she cannot either. white she - better start believing, because when sorana _ better start believing, because when sorana cirstea found the net, emma raducanu _ sorana cirstea found the net, emma raducanu was into the second week. my parents _ raducanu was into the second week. my parents said that you not packing too many sets of match kit? i think i will have to do some laundry tonight, but i think they have a laundry service at the hotel, so i am all good, guys! next up it is ajla tomljanovic and am all good, guys! next up it is ajla tomlianovi_ am all good, guys! next up it is ajla tomljanovi ajla toml'anovic and he was to say this ve ajla tomljanovic and he was to say this very tell— ajla tomljanovic and he was to say this very tell cannot _ ajla tomljanovic and he was to say this very tell cannot continue. -- l this very tell cannot continue. —— who is to say this fairy tale cannot continue. beating the world number 45 to become the well�*s youngest to reach the fourth round. early i spoke to laura robson who knows what it is like as a teenager to reach
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the fourth round of wimbledon. she knows emma raducanu as she explained what this when will it mean for her. it was very nerve—racking, very tight at times and very exciting because emma played so well, she behaved so well and it was incredibly impressive, especially for her age and when you consider this as her grand slam debut and she has not played over the last year because of covid, her parents made the decision to not allow her to travel which allowed her to finish her a—levels and focus on other things, but she has not played many matches over the last year and a half and she has come out, competed wonderfully from the first point of the first round and has looked like she has enjoyed herself from the very beginning and today behaved so well and got the crowd involved and from a 3—1 down in the first set, make that switch and you could tell she was feeling a bit nervous about the whole situation and just completed. it was incredible to
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watch someone so young and so inexperienced at this level to do that and she has won over so many people today, notjust with her tennis but with her attitude and her post—match interview. i thought she gave us a bit more of a glance at her personality and she is such a lovely, nice girl and i am very happy for her. lovely, nice girl and i am very happy for her-— lovely, nice girl and i am very ha-- for her. t ., ., , happy for her. worried about nerves, but she took — happy for her. worried about nerves, but she took the _ happy for her. worried about nerves, but she took the whole _ happy for her. worried about nerves, but she took the whole thing - happy for her. worried about nerves, but she took the whole thing in - happy for her. worried about nerves, but she took the whole thing in her. but she took the whole thing in her stride. you know how, you have trained with her, what is she like as a person? she trained with her, what is she like as a person?— trained with her, what is she like as a person? she is quite quiet as she is lovely- _ as a person? she is quite quiet as she is lovely. i'm _ as a person? she is quite quiet as she is lovely. i'm so _ as a person? she is quite quiet as she is lovely. i'm so glad - as a person? she is quite quiet as she is lovely. i'm so glad she - as a person? she is quite quiet as she is lovely. i'm so glad she is i she is lovely. i'm so glad she is not too nervous for the post match interviews, that she is able to show a bit of her personality, because when you see someone play like that, you want to get to know them a bit better and she was so engaging with her behaviour on court and the way she was looking at people in the crowd, fist pumping, almost like we saw andy murray do the other night when people were so invested by the end of the match and i think she has gained so many fans today, but yes, ijust
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gained so many fans today, but yes, i just think it was incredibly impressive and when you think about it, she has a really good draw for the fourth round as well, although i'm trying not to get too excited and get ahead of myself, but i cannot help it when you see someone play like that. that was laura robson s-ueakin like that. that was laura robson speaking to _ like that. that was laura robson speaking to me _ like that. that was laura robson speaking to me earlier. - like that. that was laura robson speaking to me earlier. wasn't l like that. that was laura robson - speaking to me earlier. wasn't ready to watch the england match in her england shirt. —— all ready to watch. emma raducanu is the last remaining british player in the singles because it can's run is over, beaten in the third round by roger federer. it was or is going to be a tough ask against the eight time champion here. federer has played himself into form. against richard gasquet he was moving so well, and against cameron norrie he looked in control. good on camera norrie for taking a set of federer, but in the end, that
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forehand, they read federer has got, too good for cameron norrie to deal with. , norrie reached the final of queens and a couple of finals on the atp tour but his winter burden does not cope wimbledon comes to an end. let's dipping to court one which is cilic against medvedev. medvedev get to win a grand slam and cilic taking that tie—break and he is 3—2 up. and slip like a dip in to centre court. the women's draw far more open. we have ashleigh barty in action at the moment. the former world number ones
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doubles player. she should offer a tough test for ashleigh barty, but ashleigh barty one of the favourites. she won the front open a a few years ago. they're notjust buzzing here alone, koko gough is creating a stir as well. angelique kerber is who she will face next, former champion here. nick kyrgios' wimbledon adventure came to an abrupt end as he retired in his third—round match against felix auger aliassime because of an abdominal injury. he may or may not continue in the mixed doubles with the venus williams. but let's head back to her room, but before we do that, will head back to jane in the studio. wish i was in rome! but in the studio.
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british and irish lions' first game in south africa since 2009 is nearing conclusion. they're up against sigma lions injohannesburg. and it's gone quite well, they're leading by 56 points to 14 in an empty ellis park with tries from louis rees—zammit, hamish watson, ali price and four from josh adams. there's only a few minutes left to go in that one. there were no problems for wales as they eased past canada. they ran in ten tries in a 68—12 win — jonah holmes with the last of them. he scored twice, as did taine basham and tomos williams. ireland came out on top, after a thrilling nine—try encounter against japan. the lead changed hands eight times during the match but ireland's fifth and final try from jacob stockdale here, secured a 39—31win in dublin. india women are chasing 220 in their third one day international against england in worcester.
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india won the toss and put england into bat in a match reduced to 47 overs a side because of bad weather. england finished on 219 all out — nat sciver top scoring with 49. india need 55 runs from 42 balls to win. england lead the multi—format series 6—2 on points, with two points up for grabs today. defending champion tadej pogacar has taken control of the tour de france. he's the new race leader after stage 8. but geraint thomas's challenge is over after he lost 35 minutes today. none of the contenders for the yellowjersey could match pogacar, as the race arrived in the alps. he now leads by one minute 48 seconds. dutch rider dylan teuns won the stage but is only 18th in the standings. while richard carapaz, who's sixth overall, is the best—placed rider from britain's ineos grenadiers
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team, after thomas struggled in the mountains. max verstappen will be hoping to extend his lead in the formula one drivers championship after claiming pole position for tomorrow's austrian grand prix. roared on by thousands of his passionate fans at the red bull ring, he was the quickest in qualifying for the third race in a row. britain's lando norris will line up alongside him after missing out on the top spot byjust five hundredths of a second. world champion lewis hamilton, who's signed a two—year contract with mercedes, could only manage fourth on the grid. the first of tonight's two quarterfinals is nearing its end. denmark taking on the czech republic. the winner will face either engalnd or the ukraine. an early goal for denmark, going ahead in the first five minutes. a routine corner and midfielder thomas delaney had the easiest of headers.
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completely unmarked in the box. they scored again just before half time. an impressive outside—of—the—foot pass down the left hand side was met by kasper dolberg, who sidefoots the cross high into the czech net. contender for golden boot of the tournament patrik schick got one back for his fifth goal of the euros. it is currently on 87 minutes, 2—1 to denmark. just to let you know, two changes to the england tea m team to face ukraine. not long until they take them on. are the nerves jangling? that is it from sport state, enjoy the match later. —— sportsday.
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good evening. in just over an hour's time england will kick off against ukraine, hoping to reach their first semifinal in the men's european championship for 25 years. having knocked out germany earlier this week, the players have gone to rome for tonight's match. england fans were urged not to travel to the ground because of covid restrictions. our sports corrrespondent, natalie pirks, reports from rome.

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