Jorge Sousa (Portugal) If you have any questions, or need the bot to ignore the links, or the page altogether, please visit this simple FaQ for additional information. [140][141][142], Bomb explosions took place in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine, on 27 April 2012 and were described as a terrorist attack that may jeopardise the organisation of the tournament in Ukraine. [25] Both sides, however, still failed to take the plaudits, as the match headed into a penalty shoot-out. Additional assistant referees: However, both of the sides failed to produce a goal, during both halves, and the match was taken into extra time. Fourth official: [25] England players also rounded off chances, through England strikers Wayne Rooney and Danny Welbeck, midfielders Steven Gerrard and Scott Parker, and defenders Glen Johnson and Ashley Cole. Published on Jul 1, 2012 ITALIA - SPAGNA - FINALE EUROPEI DI CALCIO 2012 DEL 01-07-2012 A KIEV IN UCRAINA - L'Italia, onstnte lo cetiismo generale è … UEFA Europa League 2012-2013 a fost al patruzeci și doilea sezon al celei de a doua competiții de fotbal organizate de UEFA și cel de-al patrulea sezon al competiției de la schimbarea denumirii în „UEFA Europa League”. [100][101] As part of the event, landmark buildings in the eight host cities were illuminated with the tournament logo. Spain became the first team to retain the European Championship title and also the first European team to win three major international competitions in a row. Also designed by Warner Bros. were the official tournament mascots, "Slavek and Slavko", twins that wore the national colours of the two host nations. Make social videos in an instant: use custom templates to tell the right story for your business. Votes table, players' names, average of votes given by users. [17] It took just three minutes, before Spain found an equaliser through Fàbregas. Spain opened the goalscoring, with defender Jordi Alba running to the touchline under pressure and sending a pinpoint cross to unmarked midfielder Xabi Alonso, who drove a powerful header past goalkeeper Hugo Lloris. He made an attempt to slot the ball, past into the same corner, but missed the penalty wide, outside the goal. However, Casillas produced a tremendous diving save. The official logo for the tournament was unveiled at a special event at Mykhailivska Square, Kiev, on 14 December 2009 and was designed by Portuguese group Brandia Central. -- Anc516 (Talk Contribs) 01:24, 2 July 2012 (UTC) So - what you're saying is - the other 26.4% of readers don't matter? ом, Tvorymo istoriyu razom), was announced along with the logo. [99] It took its visual identity from Wycinanki or Vytynanky, a traditional form of paper cutting practised in rural areas of Poland and Ukraine. ... partita finale non accade dal 1968 FORZA ITALIA!!!!! [112] These sponsorships together with the broadcasting revenues were estimated to earn UEFA at least US$1.6 billion. Polonia și Ucraina au fost țările gazdă ale turneului final, programat pentru vara lui 2012 , în urma alegerii ofertei lor comune de către Comitetul Executiv al UEFA , pe 18 aprilie 2007, la Cardiff, Țara Galilor . [132][133][134][135], In response to Yulia Tymoshenko's hunger strike and her mistreatment in a Ukrainian prison some European politicians and governments announced that they would boycott the matches in Ukraine. Ricardo Santos (Portugal) [22] Spain emerged victorious, and headed to the UEFA European Championship final for the fourth time, since 1964, 1984 and 2008. As the trophy was lifted, the song "Heart of Courage" by American music company Two Steps from Hell was played on the stadium's loud-speaker system. The main cause of discussion was the BBC current affairs programme Panorama, entitled Euro 2012: Stadiums of Hate, which included recent footage of supporters chanting various antisemitic slogans and displays of white power symbols and banners in Poland, plus Nazi salutes and the beating of South Asians in Ukraine. [103][104] The Republic of Ireland also produced an official song: "The Rocky Road to Poland", recorded by a collaboration of Irish performers, quickly reached number 1 in Ireland and stayed there for three weeks. [21] The match was hotly contested, with Portugal pressuring the Spanish "tiki-taka" possession game high up the pitch, and creating numerous goalscoring chances. [30] Proença had previously been in charge of two UEFA finals, the 2004 UEFA Under-19 Championship Final between Turkey and Spain,[31] and the 2012 UEFA Champions League Final between Chelsea and Bayern Munich. [14][15] Italy had won the European Championship once – in 1968 against Yugoslavia – while Spain had won it twice – in 1964 against the Soviet Union and in 2008 against Germany. Finala Campionatului European de Fotbal a fost un meci de fotbal care a avut loc pe 1 iulie 2012 pe Stadionul Olimpic din Kiev, Ucraina, pentru a decide naționala câștigătoare a Campionatului European de Fotbal 2012. [11], The Olympic Stadium in Kyiv, Ukraine, the largest stadium of the eight Euro 2012 venues, was selected as the venue for the final, after a meeting held in Ukraine on 25 June 2007.[12][13]. Finał Mistrzostw Europy w Piłce Nożnej 2012 odbył się 1 lipca 2012 na Stadionie Olimpijskim w Kijowie.Hiszpania po wyeliminowaniu Portugalii w półfinale, zmierzyła się w meczu o tytuł z reprezentacją Włoch, która pokonała w 1/2 turnieju Niemców (2:1). The only debate was over whether Cesc Fàbregas, a natural midfielder, would start up front (as he had against Italy and France), or if Del Bosque would pick one of Fernando Torres (who had started against Republic of Ireland and Croatia), Álvaro Negredo (who played up front in the semi-final against Portugal), Pedro (a substitute against France and Portugal) or the as-yet unused Fernando Llorente. Despite accusations of playing negative, defensive football, Spain took control early in the game, as a characteristically long spell of possession ended with a Xavi shot that went just over. In contrast with Spain's tactical stability, Italy had used a number of different line-ups throughout the tournament, brought about by both injury and suspension. Svoltosi in Polonia e Ucraina dall'8 giugno al 1º luglio 2012, si è concluso con la vittoria della Spagna, che ha battuto l'Italia per 4-0 nella finale disputata allo stadio Olimpico di Kiev. [25] Italy now had the advantage, as Antonio Nocerino stepped up, and successfully scored the fourth penalty. Defending champions Spain (coefficient 43,116; rank 1st) were automatically assigned to Pot 1. [22] Spain's final penalty taker was Fàbregas, who scored Spain's fifth goal, as the ball went in via the left post. [25] Pirlo became Italy's third penalty taker, as well as Ramos, produced a penalty, similar to Panenka. Italy players, such as midfielders Riccardo Montolivo, Pirlo, Balotelli, and Cassano had chances to score, but failed to do so. [22] Portuguese defender Pepe struck the ball just past Casillas' fingertips. [124] The tournament was broadcast live by around 100 TV channels covering the whole world. Prior to the tournament, the two sides had previously met each other 30 times, with Italy winning ten games and Spain eight. [139] The ministry's comments also suggested this would only be a temporary measure, drawing further criticism. [18] With 20 minutes remaining, Torres scored his second goal, taking a pass from Silva and chipping the ball over Given. [20] In the semi-finals on 27 June, Spain faced Portugal, who had previously beaten the Czech Republic in the quarter-finals, courtesy of a late Cristiano Ronaldo goal. 8 czerwca 2012 roku na Stadionie Narodowym w Warszawie rozpoczęły się piłkarskie Mistrzostwa Europy. Calculate the standings and points If you enter the score of the game. Spain, who had won Euro 2008, successfully defended their title with a 4–0 win over Italy, becoming the first team to win two consecutive European Championships, and the first team to win three consecutive major tournaments – Euro 2008, the 2010 … Finał odbędzie się 1 lipca w Kijowie. [6][7][8][9] It was the greatest margin of victory in the history of the European Championship finals, and the fourth time that teams who played each other in the group stage played each other again in the final (1988, 1996 and 2004). 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In the quarter-finals, on 23 June 2012, Spain took on France. Anonymous. The UEFA Euro 2012 Final was a football match that took place on 1 July 2012 at the Olympic Stadium in Kyiv, Ukraine, to determine the winner of UEFA Euro 2012. [22] Portugal looked to take the advantage, with midfielder João Moutinho as the next penalty taker. [124] The multilateral production utilised 31 cameras to cover the action on and around the pitch at every match, with additional cameras following activities around the game, such as team arrivals at the stadiums, interviews, and media conferences. Ćwierćfinały zostały rozegrane od 21 do 24 czerwca, a półfinały 27 i 28 czerwca. UEFA EURO 2012 Group Stage Points Simulator. Spain's defence consisted largely of Real Madrid players – Iker Casillas in goal, Álvaro Arbeloa on the right side of defence and Sergio Ramos in the centre. In addition, UEFA retained the melody that was composed by Rollo Armstrong of Faithless on its behalf for the 2008 tournament. [128] In Poland, issues arose related to corruption within the Polish Football Association. 33 min: The lively Cassano - who has had a good Euro 2012 away from the microphone - has a lash from 25 yards, after cutting in from the right. Euro of the 14th was held in Poland and Ukraine. We had a couple of chances at the start of the second half but didn't take them and when Thiago Motta went off we had nothing left in the tank". [105] In Spain, the broadcasting company Mediaset España commissioned the song "No hay 2 sin 3", performed by David Bisbal and Cali & El Dandee and produced by RedOne. Wszystkie mecze EURO 2012. [106], The tournament was also associated with the song "Heart of Courage" by Two Steps From Hell, which was played in the stadiums during the entrance of the players (before the national anthems);[citation needed] and also "Seven Nation Army" by The White Stripes, in this case after every goal.[107]. [146], This article is about the sporting event. UEFA signed a worldwide licensing agreement with Warner Brothers Consumer Products to help promote the tournament. [34] Also featured was a performance by German pop singer Oceana, performing the official theme to Euro 2012, "Endless Summer".[35][36]. [23] However, just minutes before the end of the second half, Croatia striker Mario Mandžukić headed in an equalising goal, after an assist from Strinić. [5] Spain, who had won Euro 2008, successfully defended their title with a 4–0 win over Italy, becoming the first team to win two consecutive European Championships, and the first team to win three consecutive major tournaments – Euro 2008, the 2010 World Cup and Euro 2012. Head-to-head result: Ukraine 2–1 Sweden. [102], The official Euro 2012 song was "Endless Summer" by the German singer Oceana. [110], The UEFA Euro 2012 video game was released by EA Sports as a downloadable expansion pack for FIFA 12. Spain were drawn in Group C alongside Italy, Croatia, and Republic of Ireland, opening against Italy on 10 June 2012. The final tournament, held between 8 June and 1 July 2012, was co-hosted for the first time by Poland and Ukraine, and was won by Spain , who beat Italy 4–0 in the final at the Olympic Stadium , Kiev , … [23] Their third and final match against Republic of Ireland was on 18 June. Share this event with your friends. Italy won the last meeting, a 2–1 friendly on 10 August 2011 at the Stadio San Nicola in Bari. Andrés Iniesta (Spain)[1], Assistant referees:[2] Please take a moment to review my edit. Peter Kirkup was replaced by Dutch assistant Sander van Roekel for the match Czech Republic–Portugal. [26] Despite this, Italy managed to hold on their lead, and were victorious at the end, as they progressed into the final, having won the competition last in 1968. Euro 2012 - zobacz raport specjalny. Goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, left-back Giorgio Chiellini, and centre-backs Andrea Barzagli and Leonardo Bonucci formed a strong Juventus core to the defence, having gone the entire 2011–12 Serie A season unbeaten. For the video game based on this event, see. Antonio Di Natale came on for Cassano at half-time and twice went close to scoring, the second effort forcing a save from the onrushing Casillas. 14–15 & 21–22 lutego 2012 6–7 & 13–14 marca 2012 Ćwierćfinały 16 marca 2012 27–28 Marca 2012 3–4 kwietnia 2012 Półfinały 17–18 kwietnia 2012 24–25 kwietnia 2012 Finał 19 maja 2012 na Allianz Arena, Monachium [23] Pirlo stepped up, and struck the free kick,[23] which went past Croatia goalkeeper Stipe Pletikosa, inside the left side of the goal. ← finale del campionato europeo di calcio 2008 finale del campionato europeo di calcio 2016 → La finale del campionato europeo di calcio 2012 si tenne il 1º luglio 2012 Stadio Olimpico di Kiev , in Ucraina , tra le nazionali di Italia e Spagna ; a vincere il titolo per la terza volta furono gli iberici, che vinsero 4 … [citation needed], During the press conference, Spain manager Vicente del Bosque was pleased with his team's performance, describing their triumph as a "great era for Spanish football",[41] but praised opponents Italy's work effort, despite the defeat, stating that they lacked "luck", and added that "the game ended then", after mourning their decision to take injured midfielder Thiago Motta off and play with ten men. Campioana en-titre este Spania, care a învins Germania în 2008. Silva and Alba were the only two players to not play for Real Madrid or Barcelona in the starting line-up. [37] Fernando Torres replaced Fàbregas with 15 minutes left to play, and scored in the 84th minute – assisted by Xavi – to become the first man to score in two European Championship finals. The match, originally scheduled for 21:45 local time, was delayed 15 minutes to prevent overlap with the other Group D match between Ukraine and France, which had been delayed due to rain. [38] Torres then turned provider four minutes later, cutting the ball back with the outside of his boot for fellow substitute and Chelsea forward Juan Mata to sweep into an empty net for a final score of 4–0,[37] the widest margin of victory in any European Championship final. [2], Prior to the start of the match, the closing ceremonies were held, featuring a live performance by six hundred volunteer performers, performing a field march of a football match. [25] Diamanti had the best chance to score in the first half, with the ball hitting the outside of the left post. [25] The pressure was now on England, and it proved to be decisive for Italy,[25] as defender Ashley Cole stepped up to take the fourth penalty for England, which Buffon saved. Data: 9 mai 2012: Stadion: Arena Națională, București: Omul meciului: Radamel Falcao (): Arbitru: Wolfgang Stark: Spectatori: 52.347: Vremea: înnorat, 18 °C ← 2011 [37] Italy's final substitution saw Thiago Motta replace Riccardo Montolivo, but he soon suffered a hamstring injury; with all of their substitutes used, Italy had to play the last 30 minutes of the match a man down. [125] The official Euro 2012 broadcasting centre was located at the Expo XXI International Centre in Warsaw. [24] Near the end of the match, centre midfielder Keith Andrews was booked for the second time, after committing a foul on Pirlo, resulting in a sending off by Turkey referee Cüneyt Çakır. and as soon as we went down to ten men it was game over. [32] He has also refereed nine other Champions League matches,[33] and 18 UEFA Cup and Europa League matches. In Ukraine there were financial difficulties related to stadium and infrastructure renovation related to the economic crisis. [25] In the semi-finals, Italy faced Germany. [25] Midfielder Ashley Young stepped up to take England's third penalty, but failed to convert his goal, and instead hit the crossbar. [19] The match looked like it was heading for a draw, until the 88th minute, when substitute Jesús Navas struck the winning goal, from an Iniesta assist. [37] Italy responded with a couple of shots from Antonio Cassano that were saved by Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas,[37] but Spain doubled their lead before half-time, when Xavi picked out left-back Jordi Alba, who capped a long forward run with a precise finish past Gianluigi Buffon in the Italy goal.[37]. Campionatul European de Fotbal UEFA 2012 a fost cel de-al paisprezecelea Campionat European pentru echipele naționale de fotbal. Cüneyt Çakır (Turkey) [138] Ukrainian Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources and Minister of the Environment promised to take action to prevent killing animals but it still remains unclear how these measures were enforced. Italy took the lead through striker Antonio Di Natale in the 61st minute, who had come on for Mario Balotelli. [22] Spain began to take control of the match with the introduction of Pedro and Fabregas, but failed to score over both halves, leading to a penalty shoot-out. Midfielder Daniele De Rossi had occupied a sweeper role in the first two group games, but was later used as a left-sided attacking midfielder. [22] However, Spain managed to hold on, which required the match to go into extra time. [25] Montolivo became the second player for Italy to take the penalty kick. 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Italy midfielder Andrea Pirlo provided the assist to Di Natale, who opened the goalscoring, as he pipped Piqué and Ramos to the ball, before striking it inside the right corner of the goal. [24], In the quarter-finals, Italy faced England. [18] In the 49th minute, after Given had blocked an Iniesta shot, David Silva collected the rebound and extended the Spanish lead, after nutmegging three defenders. Sprawdź! The art form symbolises the nature of the rural areas of both countries. 0 0. The Tango 12 was used as the official match ball throughout the tournament, provided by German sports equipment company Adidas. [113], According to UEFA requirements, TP ensured approximately 2х70 Gbit/s data communication speed from Polish stadiums and 2х140 Gbit/s between Poland and Ukraine. [2] He first became an international referee in 2003, and the same year in June, Proença officiated an 2003 Intertoto Cup first round match between Žalgiris and Örgryte. Pronostico Italia-Spagna finale Europei 2012? Liga Mistrzów UEFA 2012/2013 – 21. sezon Ligi Mistrzów UEFA, najbardziej prestiżowego turnieju w europejskiej klubowej piłce nożnej, rozgrywanego od 1992 roku (58. turniej ogólnie, wliczając Puchar Europy Mistrzów Klubowych).. Finał został rozegrany 25 maja 2013 na stadionie Wembley w Londynie, a zwycięzcą został Bayern Monachium po wygranej 2:1 nad Borussią Dortmund. However, after the first two group games, coach Cesare Prandelli appeared to develop a distinct preference for a 4–1–3–2 formation, with playmaker Andrea Pirlo occupying the deep midfield role. [41], As a result of Spain's win, Del Bosque also became the second manager, after Germany manager Helmut Schön, to lead a national side to a UEFA European Football Championship and a FIFA World Cup trophy,[42] and the first to have also won the UEFA Champions League. [22], As well as Spain, Italy were placed in Group C in the group stage, starting their group stage match against Spain on 10 June 2012. 8 czerwca 2012 turniej rozpoczął mecz otwarcia na Stadionie Narodowym w Warszawie, w którym Polska zremisowała z Grecją, a faza grupowa zakończyła się 19 czerwca. Keeping it short, with a link to the main article of Euro 2012 broadcasters is the best approach, in my opinion. [10], Usually, the winner of the European Championship gains entry to the Confederations Cup, which was played in Brazil in 2013. They were supported on the right by Milan's Ignazio Abate, who returned to the team after missing the semi-final through injury, replacing Federico Balzaretti of Palermo. If this procedure did not lead to a decision, criteria 5 to 9 would apply; Superior goal difference in all group matches; Higher number of goals scored in all group matches; If two teams tie alone (according to 1–5) after having met in the last round of the group stage their ranking is determined by. Europei 2012. [108] The agreement involved licensing to third parties for a variety of other merchandising items. [25] In the second half, Italy proved to be the more dominant side. Bertino Miranda (Portugal) Finał Mistrzostw odbył się 1 lipca 2012 na Stadionie Olimpijskim w Kijowie. [28] It is designed to be easier to dribble and control than the reportedly unpredictable Adidas Jabulani used at the 2010 World Cup.[29]. [26] In the second half, Germany improved, and were awarded a penalty during the late minutes, after Federico Balzaretti was penalised for handball. Create . Pedro Proença, representing the Portuguese Football Federation, was chosen by UEFA as the official referee of the final. La Spagna si è riconfermata campione d'Europa. [22] The fourth Spanish penalty was taken by defender Sergio Ramos, who chipped the ball past Rui Patrício, in the style of former Czech footballer Antonín Panenka. [22] Iniesta took his penalty with precision. 16 likes. He continued by describing that his players lacked "fitness" and were "tired", and added that Italy "were up against a great side, the world champions. [126] 150,000,000 people were expected to watch the matches each day.[127]. Italy have been the better team since the goal. 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His fierce shot is parried well by Casillas, and Italy can't take advantage of the loose ball. After Poland and Ukraine were chosen by a vote of the UEFA Executive Committee as host countries for Euro 2012, several issues arose, which jeopardised the Polish/Ukrainian host status. Man of the Match: The 2012 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly referred to as UEFA Euro 2012 or simply Euro 2012, was the 14th European Championship for men's national football teams organised by UEFA. Spain, who began the tournament as one of the favorites,[16] ranked highest in the FIFA World Rankings, while Italy ranked twelfth overall, and eighth among UEFA teams. premiazioni finale Europei calcio 2012. After a UEFA delegation visited Ukraine in September 2011, he stated the country was "virtually ready for Euro 2012". [22] Another defender, Bruno Alves stepped up to take the third penalty for Portugal, however, midfielder Nani encouraged Alves to let him take the penalty, which Nani struck high in the left corner of the goal after sending Casillas the wrong way. [20] Spain completed their win late in the second half with Alonso's penalty kick after France defender Anthony Réveillère brought down Pedro inside the penalty area. The central midfield featured Xavi and Sergio Busquets of Barcelona and Real Madrid's Xabi Alonso, with the flanks patrolled by Andrés Iniesta (also of Barcelona) on the left and David Silva of Manchester City. Higher number of points obtained in the matches played between the teams in question; Superior goal difference resulting from the matches played between the teams in question; Higher number of goals scored in the matches played between the teams in question; If, after having applied criteria 1 to 3, teams still had an equal ranking (e.g. [22] Alonso, who had previously taken a penalty kick against France, had his spot kick saved by Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patrício. Spain coach Vicente del Bosque picked the same eleven players for the final as had played in the group match between the two sides and their quarter-final against France, played ostensibly in a 4–3–3 formation. [17] Three minutes later Spain found an equaliser with midfielder Andrés Iniesta assisting Cesc Fàbregas, who slotted the ball past goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon.