Germany End Italy Jinx in Penalty Shootout to Enter Semi-Finals

Football | News18.com | July 3, 2016, 1:18 am
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Germany ended their Italy jinx as won the thrilling pen;aty shootout 6-5 to enter the semis. (AP)

Germany ended their Italy jinx as won the thrilling pen;aty shootout 6-5 to enter the semis. (AP)

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German fans with a huge banner if their country during the last eight clash against the Italian side. (Euro 2016)

German fans with a huge banner if their country during the last eight clash against the Italian side. (Euro 2016)

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Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon gives thumbs up prior to the Euro 2016 quarterfinal match between Germany and Italy, at the Nouveau Stade in Bordeaux, France. (AP)

Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon gives thumbs up prior to the Euro 2016 quarterfinal match between Germany and Italy, at the Nouveau Stade in Bordeaux, France. (AP)

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Both teams stand to honor the victims of the attack in a Dhaka's restaurant, Bangladesh before the start of the match. (Euro 2016)

Both teams stand to honor the victims of the attack in a Dhaka's restaurant, Bangladesh before the start of the match. (Euro 2016)

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Italian fans came out to show their support for the the Azzurri. (Euro 2016)

Italian fans came out to show their support for the the Azzurri. (Euro 2016)

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 Italy's Marco Parolo, left, is challenged by Germany's Mario Gomez in the first-half. (AP)

Italy's Marco Parolo, left, is challenged by Germany's Mario Gomez in the first-half. (AP)

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Mesut Ozil celebrates after his 65th minute goal gave Germany 1-0 lead in the match. (AP)

Mesut Ozil celebrates after his 65th minute goal gave Germany 1-0 lead in the match. (AP)

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Leonardo Bonucci scored from the penalty spot in the 78th minute to make it 1-1 for Italy against Germany. (Euro 2016)

Leonardo Bonucci scored from the penalty spot in the 78th minute to make it 1-1 for Italy against Germany. (Euro 2016)

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Italy players were ecstatic after Bonucci's goal on a penalty helped them make a comeback. (AP)

Italy players were ecstatic after Bonucci's goal on a penalty helped them make a comeback. (AP)