Twitterati hail Italy as they knock out defending champions Spain from Euro 2016

Bengaluru, June 28: Italy beat defending champions Spain to knock them out of Euro 2016. A goal in each half from Giorgio Chiellini and Graziano Pelle sealed Italy's fate for the night. Antonio Conte's men go forward in the tournament and will face Joachim Loew's Germany in the quarter finals.

It was a sweet revenge for the Italians over the Spaniards as it was a rematch of last time's finals where Spain had thrashed Italy 4-0 to lift their second successive trophy.

Giorgio Chiellini (left) celebrates after scoring the first goal

Spain showcased a dismal show last night (June 27) as they were completely outplayed by Antonio Conte's men. The newly appointed Chelsea dominated the tactical battle over Vicente Del Bosque who seemed clueless throughout the game.

The counter-attacking game worked well for the Azzurris as they converted two opportunistic goals. As Spain face elimination from Euro 2016, here are some of the best tweets by the fans around the world:

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Story first published: Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 13:30 [IST]
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