Euro 2012 Champions, Spain Spectacular


KIEV - Spanish national team successfully defended their title as champions of Europe after the Euro 2012 final match 4-0 to shave Italian national team was held at the Olympic Stadium, Kiev, on Monday (07/02/2012) early morning hrs.

Scored four goals in Spain's David Silva in the 14th minute, Jordi Alba in the 41st minute Fernando Torres in the 84th minute and Juan Mata in the 88th minute. Spain also became the first country to win the Euro in a row after Euro 2008 has also become the property of La Furia Roja.

The game

Shortly after the kick off whistle sounded, the teams have demonstrated their desire to become a champion by attacking each other. However, it did not last long, entering the sixth minute, the Spanish began to dominate possession.

Short passes through their distinctive, La Furia Roja have the opportunity in the 10th minute when Cesc Fabregas pass kick was met Xavi Hernandez, unfortunately the ball was bounced over the crossbar Gianluigi Buffon.

The next Spanish attack directly led to goals against Italy in the 14th minute. Goals came from Fabregas puncture of the left side of the Italian defense which then send feedback to David Silva that the ball could be dammed without Buffon. Spain leads 1-0.

Disadvantaged, Azzurri reacted, offenses committed defender Spain led to a free kick for Italy in the 16th minute. Unfortunately, Pirlo's kick bounced over the crossbar Iker Casillas.

Cesare Prandelli polish team is once again trying to continue to try to equalize, but ranks behind Spain play disciplined. Meanwhile, the tiki-taka Spanish Italian defense that had terrorized the left Giorgio Chiellini who pulled out in the 21st minute due to injury.

Italy had a chance with Antonio Cassano in the 29th minute, but the AC Milan player's shot was too weak and easily caught Casillas. Six minutes later, Cassano return to chance, but again Casillas was able to block his shot. Mario Balotelli also tried his luck, but still kick bounced over the crossbar Spain in the 38th minute.

Several times a fiasco goal tore Spain, Italy instead re-pierced in the 41st minute. Silva is keen to see the position to give direct feedback Jordi Alba, without a doubt struck the ball into the goal Alba Italy and transform it 2-0 for the excellence of Spain. Until half-time whistle, the score still 2-0.

The second half

Italy immediately kicked in the second half with a header from substitute Antonio Di Natale who welcomed the crossing Ignazio Abate. But the ball was still rising.

Spain also got a chance turn in the 49th minute when Fabregas outwit two players dance behind Italy, but the Barcelona player's shot was too weak and can be ignored Buffon.

In later shows in the 50th minute, Italian defender, Leonardo Bonucci seen a handball in the penalty box after receiving the ball bounce from Sergio Ramos header, but the referee did not see the incident and the game continues.

Spain continued to show its dominance when Thiago Motta who are new to replace Montolivo in the 57th minute, had to leave the field due to injury four minutes after coming onto the field. In fact, it is a recent substitute for the Azzurri before Prandelli has made two changes. Thus, Italy was forced to play with ten players in the rest of the game.

Uphill battle for Italy to pursue two goals deficit of Spain, especially Vicente Del Bosque's side continued to control the ball and pounding the Azzurri defense. The climax, Spain successfully extended the advantage to 3-0 when Fernando Torres Xavi's cross mature on the 84th minute. Chelsea striker calmly placed the ball into the left corner and Buffon could not be driven.

The fate of Italy worse off when La Furia Roja had to change the position to be 4-0 in the 88th minute. Torres goal stems from the action and then give feedback to Juan Mata is not guarded and easily struck the ball into the Italian goalkeeper. Own eyes a new entry about one minute before finally scoring.

Till the long whistle sounded ending the match referee's mark, the score remained unchanged menasbihkan themselves 4-0 and Spain won Euro 2012 defeat Italy in the final.

The composition of players:

Spain (4-3-3): Casillas, Arbeloa, Pique, Sergio Ramos, Jordi Alba; Busquets, Xavi, Xabi Alonso, David Silva (Pedro 59), Fabregas (Torres 75), Iniesta (Mata 87)

Italy (4-3-1-2): Buffon; Abate, Barzagli, Bonucci, Chiellini (Balzaretti 21); Marchisio, Pirlo, De Rossi; Montolivo (Thiago Motta 57); Balotelli, Cassano (Di Natale 46)

1 Response to "Euro 2012 Champions, Spain Spectacular"

  1. Spain played breathtaking football, with incisive short passes.The way they penetrated the Italian defence through deft dribbling and sharp passing, they dominated the total game.Kudos! Spain!

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