Best Moments from Group B: Sturridge's Last Minute Winner & Gareth Bale's Brilliance

Best Moments from Group B: Sturridge's Last Minute Winner & Gareth Bale's Brilliance

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Stuart Ballard
Stuart Ballard

With the Group stages coming to an end, we take a look back at the best moments from Group B.

Dier’s free-kick

Eric Dier’s performance so far has been reassuring, acting as a strong presence in the midfield and even delivering a moment of magic in the form of a great free-kick goal against Russia.

Russia stifles England victory

I guess we can’t mention Dier’s free-kick without talking about Russia’s equaliser. Although Russia are now eliminated, Vasili Berezutski’s stoppage-time header that cancelled out Dier’s free kick is to be commended and showed the necessity of closing out games.

Hamsik delivers against Russia

The Slovakian star truly showed his strength against Russia, setting up Weiss for the first and then scoring a screamer himself.

Bale's freekick vs England

Wales going through to the knockout stage is a historic effort and their success is undeniably correlated with Bale’s own. Whether you thought it was a Joe Hart blunder or not, Bale’s free-kick was a huge strike

Sturridge's Last Minute Winner vs Wales

Criticism of how the England team and fans have no passion is something we seem to hear time and time again. Daniel Sturridge’s injury-time winner against Wales definitely appeared to prove that wrong, inspiring the team and England fans everywhere.

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