Spain won 4-0 in an action packed match against Italy in the final round of UEFA EURO 2012. Spain’s chance for the cup looked bright as Silva scored their first goal in the 14th minute.
A surprise goal was produced by Spain at the 41st minute, as Xavi rolls a perfectly weighted pass down the inside-left for Jordi Alba.
After just nine minutes on the field, Spain’s striker Fernando Torres scored the third goal for Spain at the 84th…
Sealing their trophy at the 88th minute, Torres hares after another Xavi sliderule pass down the inside left. He draws Buffon, before sliding the ball inside to his Chelsea teammate Mata, who clips home. They also broke West Germany’s legendary record to win the FIFA World Cup and UEFA European Championship. Helmut Schön was at the West Germany helm for the 1972 EURO and 1974 World Cup.
The final whistle blows and Spain are the kings of Europe. Their play has been glorious tonight – the Italians were helpless in comparison Final score: 4-0
Now that the semi-finals are finished, the two winning teams (Spain and Italy) will be competing in the final showdown of UEFA 2012 for the cup.
Spain, champion of UEFA 2008 and FIFA 2010 have won 4 (and one draw) out of their 5 matches so far in in this year’s UEFA tournament while four times world champion, Italy won 3 (one draw) out of their 5 matches in this year’s UEFA tournament. But Italy had proven their strength by defeating Germany who before this, won all of their matches in the tournament. But with the best goalkeeper in the world, Casillas and world-class defenders Pique and Ramos, perhaps Spain can stop Italy’s Baloteli from scoring…
The UEFA EURO 2012 had started. As usual, most people will be infected with the ‘football fever’. Everywhere you go, you’ll see people clad in their favourite team’s jerseys. Football fields are rarely empty for the boys would be playing football there.