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Spain Overturn Early Deficit to Storm into Quarter-Finals with 4-1 Victory over Georgia

Spain demonstrated their resilience and attacking prowess in a thrilling comeback victory against Georgia, securing their spot in the quarter-finals with a resounding 4-1 win at Cologne Stadium. Despite an early setback, where Le Normand's own goal off Kakabadze's cross put Georgia ahead within 18 minutes, Spain remained composed. Rodri's precise strike from outside the penalty area drew them level at halftime.

After the break, Spain asserted their dominance. Ruiz's header early in the second half turned the tide in their favor, before further goals from Williams and Olmo in the final 15 minutes sealed a convincing victory. Despite Georgia's valiant defensive efforts, they were unable to withstand Spain's relentless attack, as reflected in Spain's expected goals (xG) of 3.07 compared to Georgia's 0.24.

The result sets up a thrilling quarter-final clash for Spain against Germany, promising an exciting matchup in the tournament. Meanwhile, Georgia, in their first international tournament appearance, exits with pride despite the defeat.

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