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At the end of the European Championship group phase, here are five players who shone in the first roundHe may have disappointed in Spain's 2-1 defeat by Croatia, but he was sublime in their first two matches as the defending champions edged the Czech Republic 1-0 and crushed Turkey 3-0 . His stand-out moment came against Turkey when he was involved six times in a sweeping move before spearing a pass through the Turkish defense to Jordi Alba, who crossed for Alvaro Morara to knock in the third goal.The 31-year-old goalkeeper, battle-hardened by a relegation fight with Hamilton Academical in the Scottish Premier League, hurled himself everywhere to limit Germany to a one-goal victory in Group C and is certainly one of the heroes of the tournament.
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