Spain vs. Italy: 5 Reasons to Watch Group C's 1st Match

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Spain vs. Italy: 5 Reasons to Watch Group C's 1st Match
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June 10, 2012. PGE Arena, Gdansk, Poland. Spain vs. Italy.

The 2012 Euros are now officially underway. We are now gearing up for Day 3 of the tournament and this day gives us one of the most anticipated matches of all.

We now get to see the reigning European and world champions take on Italy in Group C.

This bout may be a low-scoring affair, but there is a strong chance that the winner of the entire tournament will be playing this Sunday.

Spain enters the tournament as one of the favorites, but Italy has a long history of success—even at the most unlikely times.

Given the talent throughout each squad, this match will hold some of the most tactically gifted players in the world.

In the end, this match may prove irrelevant. It may also set the tone for a title-winning summer for either side. One thing is certain, no fan of European football will want to miss this match.

Read on to find five reasons to watch Spain vs. Italy this Sunday, June 10.

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