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Euro 2012 Final news: Del Bosque to drop Fabregas in favour of designated striker - originally posted on Soccerlens.comThe last day of Euro 2012 is here, with the exciting prospect of the final between Spain and Italy to be played in Kiev tonight. The sides played out a 1-1 draw in the group stages three weeks ago, and meet again in differing circumstances. After yesterday’s preview of the game, here is the latest news, views and sound-bites ahead of the crunch clash. Del Bosque to drop false nine in favour of forward Spain enter the final as holders and favourites, but as with any game the tactics of both sides will have a dramatic impact on the outcome of the match. Whilst Italy have changed from a 3-5-2 to a 4-1-3-2 with excellent results since the last time the teams met, Vicente Del Bosque has rotated his squad and team layout to suit the potential opponent. When the teams met in the Group C opener, Cesc Fabregas was deployed as the furthest man forward in a team of six midfie...
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