FACTBOX-Soccer-Euro-Portugal v Spain

Reuters

Mon, 25 Jun 13:18:00 2012

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Portugal play Spain in the first Euro 2012 semi-final on Wednesday.

Where: Donbass Arena, Donetsk

Capacity: 50,000

When: Wednesday June 27, 2145 local (1845 GMT)

Referee: Cuneyt Cakir (Turkey)

World ranking: Portugal 10, Spain 1

PORTUGAL

Probable team (4-3-3)

Name Age Caps Goals

12-Rui Patricio 24 15 0

21-Joao Pereira 28 18 0

2-Bruno Alves 30 54 5

3-Pepe 29 43 3

5-Fabio Coentrao 24 26 1

16-Raul Meireles 29 60 8

4-Miguel Veloso 26 28 2

8-Joao Moutinho 25 46 2

17-Nani 25 58 13

9-Hugo Almeida 28 43 15

7-Cristiano Ronaldo 27 94 35

Also available:

1-Eduardo 29 28 0

22-Beto 30 2 0

13-Ricardo Costa 31 11 0

14-Rolando 26 17 0

19-Miguel Lopes 25 1 0

15-Ruben Micael 25 8 2

6-Custodio 29 3 0

20-Hugo Viana 29 27 1

11-Nelson Oliveira 20 6 0

10-Ricardo Quaresma 28 35 3

18-Silvestre Varela 27 8 2

Injured:

23-Helder Postiga 29 53 20

COACH: Paulo Bento

SPAIN

Probable team (4-3-3)

Name Age Caps Goals

1-Iker Casillas 31 135 0

17-Alvaro Arbeloa 29 39 0

15-Sergio Ramos 26 90 6

3-Gerard Pique 25 43 4

18-Jordi Alba 23 9 0

8-Xavi 32 113 10

16-Sergio Busquets 23 43 0

14-Xabi Alonso 30 100 15

21-David Silva 26 62 17

10-Cesc Fabregas 25 67 10

6-Andres Iniesta 28 69 11

Also available:

23-Pepe Reina 29 25 0

12-Victor Valdes 30 8 0

2-Raul Albiol 26 34 0

5-Juanfran 27 1 0

4-Javi Martinez 23 8 0

20-Santi Cazorla 27 45 6

13-Juan Mata 24 18 5

22-Jesus Navas 26 19 2

7-Pedro 24 15 2

9-Fernando Torres 28 97 30

19-Fernando Llorente 27 20 7

11-Alvaro Negredo 26 11 6

COACH: Vicente del Bosque

Previous meetings: 18/12/21 Fr Spain 3 Portugal 1 Madrid 17/12/22 Fr Portugal 1 Spain 2 Lisbon 16/12/23 Fr Spain 3 Portugal 0 Seville 15/05/25 Fr Portugal 0 Spain 2 Lisbon 8/01/28 Fr Portugal 2 Spain 2 Lisbon 17/03/29 Fr Spain 5 Portugal 0 Seville 30/11/30 Fr Portugal 0 Spain 1 Porto 2/04/33 Fr Spain 3 Portugal 0 Vigo 11/03/34 WCQ Spain 9 Portugal 0 Madrid 18/03/34 WCQ Portugal 1 Spain 2 Lisbon 5/05/35 Fr Portugal 3 Spain 3 Lisbon 12/01/41 Fr Portugal 2 Spain 2 Lisbon 16/03/41 Fr Spain 5 Portugal 1 Bilbao 11/03/45 Fr Portugal 2 Spain 2 Lisbon 6/05/45 Fr Spain 4 Portugal 2 La Coruna 26/01/47 Fr Portugal 4 Spain 1 Lisbon 21/03/48 Fr Spain 2 Portugal 0 Madrid 20/03/49 Fr Portugal 1 Spain 1 Lisbon 2/04/50 WCQ Spain 5 Portugal 1 Madrid 9/04/50 WCQ Portugal 2 Spain 2 Lisbon 3/06/56 Fr Portugal 3 Spain 1 Lisbon 13/04/58 Fr Spain 1 Portugal 0 Madrid 15/11/64 Fr Portugal 2 Spain 1 Porto 26/09/79 Fr Spain 1 Portugal 1 Vigo 20/06/81 Fr Portugal 2 Spain 0 Porto 17/06/84 ECF Portugal 1 Spain 1 Marseille 16/01/91 Fr Spain 1 Portugal 1 Castellon 15/01/92 Fr Portugal 0 Spain 0 Torres Novas 20/01/94 Fr Spain 2 Portugal 2 Vigo 13/02/02 Fr Spain 1 Portugal 1 Barcelona 6/09/03 Fr Portugal 0 Spain 3 Lisbon 20/06/04 ECF Portugal 1 Spain 0 Lisbon 29/06/10 WCF Portugal 0 Spain 1 Cape Town 17/11/10 Fr Portugal 4 Spain 0 Lisbon

Played: 34

Spain 16 wins

Portugal 6 wins

Draws 12

Key: WCQ = World Cup qualifier, WCF = World Cup finals, ECF = European Championship finals, Fr = Friendly

 

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