Category Archives: Euro 2012

Euro 2012: Final

July 1 Euro 2012 Final Spain 4 – 0 Italy Goals: Silva 14, Pique 41, Torres 84, Mata 88 Spain: Casillas – Arbeloa, Pique, Sergio Ramos, Jordi Alba – Xavi, Busquets, Xabi Alonso – Silva (59 Pedro), Fabregas (75 Torres), … Continue reading

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Euro 2012: Semifinals

June 27 Portugal 0 – 0 Spain penalties: 2 – 4 Portugal: Rui Patricio – Joao Pereira, Pepe, Bruno Alves, Fabio Coentrao – Miguel Veloso (106 Custodio) – Meireles (112 Varela), Joao Moutinho – Nani, Hugo Almeida (81 Nelson Oliveira), … Continue reading

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Euro 2012 Quarterfinal: England – Italy

June 24 Quarterfinal 4 England 0 – 0 Italy penalties: 2 – 4 The first goalless draw at this Euro, and at the same time one of the best matches of the tournament. Italy was clearly the better side in … Continue reading

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Euro 2012: Quarterfinals 2 and 3

June 22 Quarterfinal 2 Germany 4 – 2 Greece Lahm 39, Khedira 61, Klose 68, Reus 74 – Samaras 55, Salpingidis 89 pen No surprises in this one, except for the Germany’s starting lineup. Normally on this tournament the German … Continue reading

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Euro 2012: Czech Rep 0 – 1 Portugal

June 21 Quarterfinal 1 Czech Republic 0 – 1 Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo 79 Portugal have chosen their typical cautious approach to the game, minimizing the chances of conceding a goal. It did eventually work, but the match was not very … Continue reading

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Euro 2012: Quarterfinals Schedule

Thursday, June 21: Czech Republic – Portugal Czechs did beat Portugal in the Euro Quarterfinals once already, in 1996. Back then they had stars like Nedved and Poborski on the team though. They will be taking their chances now, despite … Continue reading

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Euro 2012 Update: June 20

June 19: Group D England 1 – 0 Ukraine Rooney 48 Ukraine had a goal wrongly disallowed in the second half when the ball was judged to not have crossed the line. Sweden 2 – 0 France Ibrahimovic 54, Larsson … Continue reading

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Euro 2012 Update: June 19

June 16: Group A Czech Republic 1 – 0 Poland Jiracek 72 Czech were the better side throughout the game and eventually took the lead on a counter attack about 20 minutes from time. Hardly anyone expected them to qualify … Continue reading

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Euro 2012 Update: June 16

Group A June 12: Greece 1 – 2 Czech Republic Gekas 53 – Jiracek 3, Pilar 6 Poland 1 – 1 Russia Blaszczykowski 57 – Dzagoev 37 Group A P Pts W D L F-A Russia 2 4 1 1 … Continue reading

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Euro 2012 Update

June 8, 2012 Poland 1 – 1 Greece Lewandowski 17 – Salpingidis 51 Poland took a deserved lead in the 17th minute when Lewandowski headed the ball in after Kuba delivered a good cross from the right. Half-time substitute Salpingidis … Continue reading

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