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Euro 2008 – Day 7: Group of death comes to life

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 The Tricolorii dreaded the threat of a Del Boy goal spree
With the Emperor returning to the helm, all would be “bain marie”

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Gattuso and Ambrosini were dropped, on the bench they would wait
Changes enforced as Osso dismantled Milan’s triumvirate

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Reinforcements brought in with both Perrotta and De Rossi
To complement the formidable Mauro Camoranesi

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Another offside controversy unfolds as Tonigol is denied
“I’m not used to talking about referees” Donadoni almost cried

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 But the blue nation thanks a man who had earlier apologised
The Oranjemen drubbing in Stade De Suiss had Buffon much despised

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 Il Fenomeno Mutu struck dead centre as Gianluigi lunged left
Sensational palm onto the legs left all of “Little Paris” bereft

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 As two giants face off it’s time to wake up, this isn’t a fairy story
For a fatal slip come the next match could end the bid for glory

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 Number 7
© Emdad Rahman

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