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Euro 2012 Day 3 Match 1

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Spain 1 Italy 1

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 They told us the Italians were finished,
rocked by a domestic betting scandal.
Their chances of success had been diminished,
their only hope to light a holy candle.

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 They said their camp was riddled with dissension
and injuries had filled them with dismay.
The fans displayed uncommon apprehension
and had, in record numbers, stayed away.

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 They told us that they needed holy favours
and boy, just watch those busy Spanish swarm.
If that was a poor Italian side, God save us
from ever facing them when they’re on form.

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Notes

Spain 1 Italy 1. The task gets even harder

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/euro-2012-day-3-match-1/