Posts Tagged ‘spain italy tactics’

  1. Spain vs Italy: The Battle Royale


    July 1, 2012 by Saikat Chatterjee

    “A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.”

    Italy Spain Euro 2012

    The mighty La Roja will be taking on the rejuvenated Azzurris at the Olympic Stadium in Kyiv tonight for that ‘colored ribbon’ and will be hoping to defend their European crown and leave behind lasting legacies. Although it’s not exactly the final everyone expected to see at the start of the tournament, it’s fair to say that both the teams have deservedly earned their place in the finals of the showpiece event.

  2. Backs to the Wall for the Azzurri Again – Spain vs. Italy Preview


    June 8, 2012 by Jeremy Lim | Italian Football Editor

    Following their 3-0 friendly loss to Russia, all the ingredients are now in place for Italy to stage another fairy tale similar to their 2006 World Cup triumph: a match-fixing scandal back home, their credibility crumbling after three consecutive losses, and questions existing about how the Azzurri hold up against top class opposition, let alone on how they will stage a meaningful challenge for the European finals.

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