Euro 2024 day seven: Mbappe’s mask, all square in Group C, Spain’s ominous return to form

Spain fans celebrate in the stands after watching their team beat Italy 1-0 on Thursday in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. (Carmen Jaspersen/Reuters)

Day seven of the European Championship saw all four teams in Group C in action, along with the much-anticipated game between Spain and reigning champions Italy. It also witnessed the unveiling of a tricolore mask to protect Kylian Mbappe’s fractured nose, although we won’t be seeing it in Friday’s game between France and the Netherlands, even if Mbappe does feature in the game.