UEFA Euro 2012 Results – Spain Vs France Match Report
Euro Cup 2012 Results – Spain 2 – 0 France
The game kicks of with the first 5 minutes being dominated mostly by spain but that is to be expected with both teams looking positive its not long before the first attack comes with spain attacking but france are defending well.
After another few fruitful attacks by the spanish with excellent passing play but no real goal threat at the end of each chance. Spain score the first goal of the game and it come after just 19 minutes. Xabi Alonso heads in from the edge of the area, a tidy finish from the Real Madrid Centre Back.
Spain then take control of this game but to be honest there not really doing anything with the possession and its not making for a very entertaining game. France mangage to nick the possession every now and then but they dont really create anything of any danger.
The french have their best spell of possession towards the end of the first half but it doesn’t really come to anything and the half ends with neither team creating much but with spain on top! Spain 1 – 0 France.
After the half time interval spain come out and dominate again for around 5 minutes before France come into the game a lot more. The best french possession come between the 50th and 65th minute with the french create a number of chances that eventually come to nothing.
Spain then keep the ball well in the centre of the midfield with the french making a few attacking substitutions to try and counter the spanish dominance but they too struggle to get into the game. The spanish do have all the possession but they dont create any real chances. The last 15 minutes of the game and spain start to press again.. you wouldn’t believe that the french are 1 – 0 down here because spain are pushing for another goal.
The Spanish push forward further and have brought on a few more attacking players, bringing on the likes of Fernando Torres and Pedro. Both the substitutions are making good runs forward for the spanish but the temp has gone from the game and to be honest its been a poor game that promised much but didn’t deliver.
In the dying moments of this game and Spain are awarded a penalty after Pedro is taken down in the box, Xabi Alonso sends Lloris the wrong way and the spanish won this game with ease. The game finishes Spain 2 – 0 France.