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Feb 1, 2013, 8:25 AM EDT
No Fernando Torres, no Michu:
Jul 1, 2012, 5:03 PM EDT
Spain silenced all complaints, giving a resounding performance en route to their third-straight major competition title, routing Italy in Kiev to claim Euro 2012.
Jul 1, 2012, 4:48 AM EDT
Spain was picked to be in Sunday’s final, but although Italy has made a surprise run to Kiev, the Azzurri could prove the defending champions’ most difficult obstacle to three consecutive major titles.
Jul 1, 2012, 1:30 AM EDT
Italy’s run to Sunday’s final had shown winning isn’t everything, while Germany’s fall forces us to consider our own mistakes.
Jun 30, 2012, 8:02 PM EDT
The winners will have another day in the spotlight. Reflecting back on the semifinals is all about the losers’ what ifs.
Jun 27, 2012, 6:14 PM EDT
The defending champions are through after a scoreless game was settled by penalties, Cesc Fabregas sending Spain into Sunday’s Euro 2012 final.
Jun 26, 2012, 10:00 PM EDT
Euro 2012′s semifinals start tomorrow, with underdogs Portugal, Italy trying to prevent an anticipated meeting of pre-tournament favorites.
Jun 26, 2012, 4:00 PM EDT
Somewhere between group stage and the quarterfinals, we decided to take a stand against Spain, which served as a distraction from Euro 2012′s downturn in quality.
Jun 23, 2012, 4:52 PM EDT
A late penalty kick helped Spain avoid another knockout round 1-0, downing France on their way to Euro 2012′s semifinals.
Jun 22, 2012, 7:34 PM EDT
Spain’s question for a second consecutive European title restarts on Saturday, with a young French team asked to make a big turnaround after Monday’s loss to Sweden.
Jun 18, 2012, 8:25 PM EDT
Spain’s dalliance with third place drops their group stage grade, while Italy got everything they wanted out of Group C’s mini-tournament.
Jun 18, 2012, 7:15 PM EDT
On a day that tested our attention span, Spain and Italy advanced from Group C into the Euro 2012 quarterfinals.
Jun 18, 2012, 12:27 AM EDT
Spain picked apart a slow Ireland on Thursday. Against a Croatia central defense that has struggled all tournament, the defending champions may be in for another lopsided result.
Jun 16, 2012, 11:24 PM EDT
Wherein we hand out our Group A grades and look into the quarterfinal future for the Czech Republic and Greece.
Jun 14, 2012, 10:32 PM EDT
Spain made their case to be considered tournament favorites, a case that rests on the shoulders of Fernando Torres.
Jun 14, 2012, 8:08 PM EDT
The tournament’s most lopsided matchup played out as expected while Italy’s second draw leaves them needing in third place after two rounds.
Jun 14, 2012, 5:20 PM EDT
Fernando Torres responded to being inserted in the starting XI with two goals as Spain delivered Euro 2012′s most-lopsided result.
Jun 14, 2012, 11:27 AM EDT
Italy and Croatia play Group C’s pivot game while defending champions Spain take on underdog Ireland in Thursday’s Euro 2012 action.
Jun 14, 2012, 4:27 AM EDT
Spain’s flaws were again highlighted in their draw with Italy. Don’t expect any of those problems to affect their match with Ireland.
Jun 10, 2012, 8:22 PM EDT
Save the questions about Spain for later. For one day, let’s pause and give Italy credit. How far can the Azzurri go, if they can replicate Sunday’s performance?
Jun 10, 2012, 6:50 PM EDT
Spain should look at their Italy result as a polite wake up call, while the theme of problems in central defense continued into Group C’s first day.
Jun 10, 2012, 2:27 PM EDT
Italy gave Spain a scare, but with Cesc Fabregas’ quick response to Antonio Di Natale’s opener, the holders were able to preserve a result in Group C’s opening match.
Jun 10, 2012, 11:33 AM EDT
Spain’s quest for a third-straight major title starts against Italy, while Ireland and Croatia try to position themselves to take the group’s second quarterfinal spot from the Italians.
Jun 10, 2012, 2:28 AM EDT
Spain’s title defense starts here against the four-time world champions. There is, however, a second game on Sunday.
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