Who said what after Group B’s final games

“That’s football. We believed until the end. These type of moments are decisive, even if we missed a few great chances. We deserve to go through”

– Italy coach Luciano Spalletti after the European Championship holders advanced

“Football can be cruel, and that was shown to us today. I don’t know where the referee found eight minutes of added time.”

– Croatia’s veteran captain and goal-scorer Luka Modric

“I’m empty, I don’t know what to say. We had it all until the last seconds. I have no words, it’s hard for me to say anything. We are disappointed”

– Croatia winger Luka Ivanusec after the Italy draw

“We have a route ahead of us and we’re playing phenomenally. We’re a family, very tightly knit. The thing about this team is that anyone is ready to be in the first XI.”

– Spain’s goalscorer Ferran Torres

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