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England beat Ukraine 1-0 on Tuesday, while Sweden _ already eliminated _ beat France 2-0. Co-host Ukraine is now out of the tournament.
Defending champion Spain beat Croatia 1-0 with a late goal, while Italy beat Ireland 2-0 in the final Group C matches at the European Championship. Both teams advanced to the last eight, with the Spanish topping the group.
France beats co-host Ukraine 2-0 in Donetsk, Ukraine, in their second Group D match at the European Championship. Next, Sweden plays England in Kiev.
Poland and Russia play on Tuesday in Group A at the European Championship in Wroclaw.
Poland and Russia drew 1-1 on Tuesday in Group A at the European Championship in Wroclaw.
National hero Andriy Shevchenko ensured co-host Ukraine made a memorable entry into the European Championship on Monday.
"We showed today our character, our good football," Shevchenko said. "We have very good chances to qualify."