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Tiny Iceland beats Austria 2-1 to set up England clash

PARIS (AP) — Iceland, the smallest nation at the European Championship, delivered the feel-good story of the tournament by beating Austria 2-1 on Wednesday to qualify for the knockout stages of the competition.

Iceland's victory, which came deep in stoppage time, has earned the team a mouthwatering round of 16 match against England in Nice Monday – a prospect previously described as a ''dream'' by captain Aron Gunnarsson.

Arnor Ingvi Traustason sealed the win for Iceland in the fourth minute of injury time following a classic counter attack as Austria pressed for a winner that would have seen it qualify for the next round of Euro 2016.

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