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Wayne Rooney winner puts England through

England will face Italy in Euro 2012 quarter-finals after beating Ukraine

Striker Wayne Rooney scored from point-blank range to give England victory in Donetsk

England made sure of their place in the UEFA Euro 2012 quarter-finals as striker Wayne Rooney scored the winner against Ukraine.

The Manchester United star headed home from close range to give England a 1-0 victory which means they finished top of Group D.

England will play Italy on Sunday while France, who lost 2-0 to Sweden in their final match of the group, finished second and will face world champions Spain on Saturday.

Key Points

  • Wayne Rooney's header gives England a 1-0 victory over Ukraine
  • England top Group D and will play Italy in the quarter-finals
  • France, who lose 2-0 to Sweden, will play Spain in last eight