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Italy broke a 22-year hoodoo to end Spain's bid for a record third successive European title with a deserved 2-0 win over familiar foes in an absorbing last 16 clash between the two heavyweights at Euro 2016 Monday.Italy won with goals from Giorgio Chiellini and Graziano Pelle and will face Germany in the quarterfinals.Italy, who were better organized and more aggressive before the break, had wasted several chances when defender Chiellini put them ahead after 33 minutes, following up to tap in after goalkeeper David De Gea failed to block Eder's free kick.Spain's defeat marked the end of an era for a side who had established themselves as the dominant force in Europe by winning the European Championship in 2008, after knocking out Italy in the quarterfinals, and repeated the success in 2012 .Chiellini's goal was the first conceded by Spain in the knockout stages of a European championship or a World Cup since a 3-1 defeat by France in the last 16 of the 2006 World Cup.
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