Euro 2012

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With Portugal, Germany and Spain all already booking a place in Euro 2012's semi-finals, England and Italy play it out on Sunday night to see the last team to make the penultimate stages of the tournament. Both sides have looked solid but also cautious, and it is set to be a tactical affair when the…
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Spain still the team to beat Spain ominously slipped into the semi-finals of Euro 2012 after beating a toothless-looking France 2-0 in Donetsk on Saturday night. Vicente del Bosque fielded a side with six midfielders and no recognised frontman, but with the talent such as that available in Spain’s engine room it is starting to…
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England and Italy go head-to-head in the final Euro 2012 quarter-final on Sunday, with two defensive-minded sides looking to edge what should be a close game. England have looked solid without overly inspiring in the tournament to date, but a draw against France and wins over Sweden and Ukraine saw Roy Hodgson's men top Group…
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Holders Spain enter the knockout stages on Saturday, as they take on France in the third of four Euro 2012 quarter-finals. Spain have been criticised by the media in their homeland due to the nature of their play so far in Ukraine and Poland, as the world champions have not hit the heights of 2008…
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Germany booked their place in the Euro 2012 semi-finals by beating Greece 4-2 in a commanding performance on Friday night. Joachim Low made three high-profile changes to his starting XI, with Lukas Podolski, Mario Gomez and Thomas Muller surprisingly having to watch the game from the bench; Marco Reus, Andre Schurrle and Miroslave Klose deputised.…
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Gdansk quarter-final no pushover, says Loew Friday sees a real David and Goliath contest as European heavyweights Germany take on surprise quarter-finalists Greece. Germany sailed through the opening round taking maximum points from the so-called 'Group of Death'. That has made the finalists from four years ago strong favourites to reach the last four. But…
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Spain and France meet on Saturday in a mouth-watering Euro 2012 quarter-finals clash, with a close game predicted between two of the tournament's favourites. Spain qualified top of Group C after beating Republic of Ireland and Croatia, and drawing with Italy. Vicente del Bosque's men have not been at their ominous best as yet in…
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After watching Portugal make the Euro 2012 semi-finals on Thursday, Germany and Greece go head-to-head on Friday to see who the next side to make the last four of the tournament will be. Germany are heavy favourites for the tie against the Greeks and are a lot of people's frontrunners for the tournament. Joachim Low's…
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Portugal became the first team in Euro 2012 to reach the semi-finals, after a slender 1-0 win over Czech Republic on Thursday night in the first of the competition's quarter-finals. Ronaldo scores again as Portugal progress Group A winners Czech Republic and Group B runners-up Portugal met in Warsaw on Thursday night in the first…
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Czech Republic and Portugal go head-to-head on Thursday in the first Euro 2012 quarter-final, with Group A’s winners and Group B’s runners-up playing for a place in the last four. Czech Republic’s progression through to this stage is all the more surprising given the side’s 4-1 opening day defeat to Russia, where they looked lacklustre.…
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England top Group D after eventful night England progressed to the quarter-finals after Wayne Rooney scored on his international comeback but it was an unconvincing and frankly fortunate 1-0 win over Ukraine in Donetsk. Roared on by a boisterous home crowd, Ukraine made an excellent start and dominated possession while looking to threaten down the…