Have Romania delivered the biggest shock of Euro 2024?

Denis Dragus of Romania celebrates with teammate Dennis Man after scoring his team's third goal during the UEFA EURO 2024 group stage match between Romania and Ukraine at Munich Football Arena on June 17, 2024 in Munich, Germany.
(Image credit: Alex Caparros - UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images)

Romania delivered the first real shock of Euro 2024 as they ran riot over Ukraine with a 3-0 victory in the first game of Group E.

A wonderful Nicolae Stanciu strike gave Romania a first-half lead before Razvan Marin and Denis Dragus scored a quickfire double early in the second half to put the result beyond doubt.

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Steven Chicken

Steven Chicken has been working as a football writer since 2009, taking in stints with Football365 and the Huddersfield Examiner. Steven still covers Huddersfield Town home and away for his own publication, WeAreTerriers.com. Steven is a two-time nominee for Regional Journalist of the Year at the prestigious British Sports Journalism Awards, making the shortlist in 2020 and 2023.