The third matchup of Euro 2012 quarter-final between Spain vs France are all set 19:45 kickoff at the Donbass Arena in Donetsk. Defending Euro 2008 Champion Spain came into this quarterfinal game as number one on Goup C, as Vicente del Bosque decided to switch 4-6-0 formation on crowding the midfield that Spain opening game. Cesc Fabregas will start instead ofwho has one booking to go before possible suspension. Besides Cesc Fabregas performs in the false nine role again. Spain continue the surprising experiment at this quarterfinal stage of a major tournament is viewed as risky by some observers.
By now France surely has creative talent to counter Spain move, with some changes after the disastrous 2-0 defeat to Sweden to end the group stage and lose Group D top spot to England. Arsenal defender Spain vs France Live Score Updates and Highlights.will replace suspended Philippe Mexes. After poor shows , and are benched as brings Anthony Reveillere into right-back and pushing forward, with and also in the mix. Check this page for
Spain: Casillas, Arbeloa, Pique, Ramos, Alba, Busquets, Alonso,, , Fabregas, Iniesta
France: Lloris, Reveillere, Rami, Koscielny, Clichy, Debuchy, M'Vila, Cabaye, Malouda, Ribery, Benzema
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Xabi Alonso beautiful header at 19' with a cross pass from Alba and finds charging Alonso for a header past Lloris Spain 1-0 France
At 91' Xabi Alonzo drills in a penalty kick easily Spain 2 - 0 France
Spain won and will face Ronaldo's team Portugal in the Euro 2012 Semifinals