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Manchester City at the Euros: Belgium roll, Ukraine face difficult wait

Good and anxious results for the players.

Finland v Belgium - UEFA Euro 2020: Group B Photo by Joosep Martinson - UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images

Kevin De Bruyne starred as Belgium beat Finland 2-0 in Saint Petersburg to top Group B and ease into the last 16 of Euro 2020.

The 29-year-old was a dominating presence throughout and nearly had an assist early on.

A returning and recently-crowned PFA Player of the Year was at the heart of Belgium’s second, assisting Lukaku with another fine pass.

A shining star, De Bruyne’s second stand-out display of the tournament proved how crucial he is to his nation. Having missed Belgium’s opening fixture against Russia through injury, he came off the bench to change their second game, scoring the winner and producing an assist to help Roberto Martinez’s side fight back to beat Denmark 2-1.

The win over Finland means Belgium have a 100 percent record so far in the tournament and head into the last 16 as favorites to lift the trophy.

Ukraine v Austria - UEFA Euro 2020: Group C Photo by Stanislav Vedmid/DeFodi Images via Getty Images

Elsewhere, Oleks Zinchenko and Ukraine will be holding their breath to advance to the next round.

A 1-0 defeat to Austria in Bucharest means it is the Austrians who go through from Group C, while Ukraine must now wait on other results from the group stages to see if they can progress as one of the four best third-placed sides.

Zinch certainly seemed frustrating and now qualification is not in their hands.

Best of luck to all City players!