- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 12, 2012

WARSAW, POLAND (AP) - Poland and Russia drew 1-1 on Tuesday in Group A at the European Championship in Wroclaw.

Here is a running account of Tuesday’s action. All times are local to Poland.

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2255: AP’s reporter with the Spanish squad, Paul Logothetis, reports: Riot police were called to Spain’s European Championship training ground Tuesday as hundreds of ticketless fans were denied access to the defending champions’ practice. Locals and Spanish fans loitered outside the entrance as a line of riot police stood guard while ticket holders streamed in to the session. There were no disturbances as a dozen police officers in riot gear stood by.The 900-seat capacity had been reached to watch the World Cup champions, who play Ireland on Thursday following a 1-1 draw against Italy to open Group C.

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2245: So co-host Poland will need to win against the Czech Republic to go through to the knock-out stages of Euro 2012. Russia will play Greece in their final game knowing a point will be enough. Tomorrow, Denmark take on Portugal after their surprise 1-0 victory over the Netherlands, who play Germany knowing that if they lose, they will be out of the tournament. Tomorrow promises to be a brilliant day of football.

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2240: Crowd trouble flares up again in Warsaw.Polish police fire rubber bullets, tear gas at group of young Poles who attacked them with bottles.

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2236: Russia took the lead in the first half when Alan Dzagoev netted his third goal of the tournament. Poland were rejuvinated after the break and Jakub Blaszczykowski equalized for them with one of the goals of the tournament - well worth viewing. Overall a draw was a fair result, both sides looked capable of scoring a winner but neither did enough to deserve three points.

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FULL TIME Poland 1-1 Russia:

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2230: Russia with plenty of possession in the closing stages but are struggling to get in behind the Poland defense, who are holding very strong.

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