Match statistics

SpainItaly

Goals scored4
 
0
Possession (%)52
 
48
Total attempts14
 
11
on target9
 
6
off target5
 
5
blocked0
 
0
against woodwork0
 
0
Corners3
 
3
Offsides3
 
3
Yellow cards1
 
1
Red Cards0
 
0
Fouls committed17
 
10
Fouls suffered9
 
17

Standings

 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Spain complete a wonderful win. Italy could not cope with Spain's incisive attacking play and sumptuous passing, and were unable to stop La Roja becoming the first team to win a EURO final by a four-goal margin.
  • 90+3
    Pirlo (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 90+3
    Arbeloa (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Pirlo (Italy).
  • 90+3
    Buffon (Italy) makes a save.
    Gianluigi Buffon has an easy save in the end as Sergio Ramos tries an extravagant flicked effort at the near post from Fernando Torres' pass from the left flank.
  • 90+3
    Ramos (Spain) has an effort on goal.
  • 90+3
    Juan Mata (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 90+2
    Pirlo (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Arbeloa (Spain).
  • 90+1
    Balzaretti (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 90+1
    Torres (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Balzaretti (Italy).
  • Goal
    88
    Juan Mata (Spain) scores!
  • 87
    Pedro Rodríguez (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 87
    Balotelli (Italy) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 87
    Abate (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • Substitution
    87
    Juan Mata (in) - Iniesta (out) (Spain)
  • 86
    Torres (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Abate (Italy).
  • Goal
    84
    Torres (Spain) scores!
    Fernando Torres times his run magnificently, latching onto the through ball and slotting the ball past Gianluigi Buffon inside the right post. The striker has now scored in two EURO finals - the first player to do so.
  • 83
    Bonucci (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 83
    Arbeloa (Spain) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 81
    Pedro Rodríguez (Spain) misses the target.
    The short corner eventually finds its way to Pedro Rodríguez on the edge of the area, but he drags a shot wide of the left post.
  • 81
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) delivers the corner.
  • 80
    Buffon (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 79
    Pedro Rodríguez (Spain) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 78
    Marchisio (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 78
    Iniesta (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Pirlo (Italy).
  • 78
    De Rossi (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 78
    Arbeloa (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on De Rossi (Italy).
  • 77
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) delivers the corner.
  • Substitution
    75
    Torres (in) - Fàbregas (out) (Spain)
  • 73
    Marchisio (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 72
    Xabi Alonso (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Balotelli (Italy).
  • 72
    Xabi Alonso (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 72
    Di Natale (Italy) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 67
    Balzaretti (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 67
    Pedro Rodríguez (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Balotelli (Italy).
  • 65
    Piqué (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 65
    Balotelli (Italy) fouls.
  • 64
    Casillas (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 64
    Bonucci (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Busquets (Spain).
  • 63
    Arbeloa (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Balotelli (Italy).
  • 60
    Bonucci (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 60
    Xabi Alonso (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Pirlo (Italy).
  • Substitution
    59
    Pedro Rodríguez (in) - Silva (out) (Spain)
  • 58
    Balotelli (Italy) misses the target.
  • 58
    Pirlo (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 57
    Ramos (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Di Natale (Italy).
  • Substitution
    57
    Thiago Motta (in) - Montolivo (out) (Italy)
  • 55
    Ramos (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 55
    Di Natale (Italy) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 53
    Busquets (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 53
    Pirlo (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Xavi Hernández (Spain).
  • 53
    Pirlo (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 52
    Fàbregas (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Pirlo (Italy).
  • 51
    Di Natale (Italy) has an effort on goal.
  • 51
    Casillas (Spain) makes a save.
    Iker Casillas makes an excellent reaction parry from Antonio Di Natale, who tries to chip back over the prone keeper, but Casillas stands up and grabs the ball.
  • 50
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 49
    Balotelli (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Arbeloa (Spain).
  • 49
    Bonucci (Italy) blocks a shot.
  • 49
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 49
    Ramos (Spain) has an effort on goal.
  • 48
    Balzaretti (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Arbeloa (Spain).
  • 47
    Fàbregas (Spain) misses the target.
    The FC Barcelona man looks to try and catch out Gianluigi Buffon with a fizzing low snapshot. The ball rolls just wide.
  • 46
    Di Natale (Italy) misses the target.
    The substitute Antonio Di Natale meets Ignazio Abate's cross from the right and goes very close, heading narrowly over.
  • Substitution
    46
    Di Natale (in) - Cassano (out) (Italy)
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
    Italy get the game under way again, and are in desperate need of an early goal if they are to claw their way back into this one.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
    Andrew Haslam, Olympic Stadium: Italy had a fine spell for a large chunk of the first half, but clinical goals from David Silva and Jordi Alba leave them with it all to do. Only West Germany in 1976 have ever recovered from 2-0 down in a EURO final, and they lost on penalties.
  • 45+1
    Buffon (Italy) makes a save.
    A routine save for Gianluigi Buffon in the end, as David Silva's strong, but central effort hits the keeper's midriff.
  • 45+1
    Silva (Spain) has an effort on goal.
  • 45+1
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    45
    Barzagli (Italy) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 44
    Barzagli (Italy) is penalised for a foul on Iniesta (Spain).
  • 44
    Casillas (Spain) makes a save.
    The Spain keeper can do nothing with the rasping effort but beat it away. A fine touch and turn by Riccardo Montolivo on the edge of the box before the strike.
  • 44
    Montolivo (Italy) has an effort on goal.
  • Goal
    41
    Jordi Alba (Spain) scores!
    Spain have a 2-0 lead, and Jordi Alba has his first senior international goal. The full-back receives a perfect through pass from Xavi Hernández and slots the ball past the onrushing keeper.
  • 39
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 39
    Balzaretti (Italy) is penalised for a foul on Silva (Spain).
  • 38
    Balotelli (Italy) misses the target.
    Mario Balotelli wriggles free of Sergio Busquets, but is closed down as he nears the area and lets fly with a wild effort that sails over the bar.
  • 35
    Barzagli (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 35
    Silva (Spain) is flagged for offside.
  • 33
    De Rossi (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 33
    Silva (Spain) is penalised for a foul on De Rossi (Italy).
  • 33
    Casillas (Spain) makes a save.
    Ignazio Abate has a fierce effort from range, drilling the ball low to the right post, but the Real Madrid CF custodian gets down well to beat the ball away.
  • 33
    Cassano (Italy) has an effort on goal.
  • 30
    Pirlo (Italy) delivers the free-kick wide.
  • 29
    Silva (Spain) is penalised for a foul on De Rossi (Italy).
  • 29
    Cassano (Italy) has an effort on goal.
  • 29
    Casillas (Spain) makes a save.
    The keeper does well to get behind an Antonio Cassano effort that went through two pairs of defensive legs before ending up at the base of the left post.
  • 26
    Xabi Alonso (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 26
    Balotelli (Italy) is penalised for a foul on Ramos (Spain).
  • 26
    De Rossi (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    25
    Piqué (Spain) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 25
    Piqué (Spain) is penalised for a foul on Cassano (Italy).
  • Substitution
    21
    Balzaretti (in) - Chiellini (out) (Italy)
  • 18
    Pirlo (Italy) takes the corner.
  • 18
    Ramos (Spain) blocks a shot.
  • 18
    Barzagli (Italy) has an effort on goal.
  • 18
    Pirlo (Italy) delivers the corner.
  • 16
    Pirlo (Italy) delivers the corner.
    Iker Casillas gets a glove to the inswinger, just knocking it out of the path of the leaping Daniele De Rossi.
  • 16
    Busquets (Spain) blocks a shot.
  • 16
    Pirlo (Italy) delivers the free-kick on target.
  • 15
    Arbeloa (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Balotelli (Italy).
  • Goal
    14
    Silva (Spain) scores!
    David Silva applies the close-range headed finish to Cesc Fàbregas' clipped pull-back after the FC Barcelona man reached the byline with an excellent surging run.
  • 10
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) misses the target.
    Andrea Pirlo and Giorgio Chiellini get in the way of two efforts, but Xavi Hernández hits a third narrowly over the bar from the edge of the box. Spain are shooting on sight here.
  • 10
    Chiellini (Italy) blocks a shot.
  • 10
    Iniesta (Spain) has an effort on goal.
  • 10
    Pirlo (Italy) blocks a shot.
  • 10
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) has an effort on goal.
  • 7
    Ramos (Spain) misses the target.
    A powerful header matches the mighty leap, but the direction is lacking and the ball sails over.
  • 7
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) delivers the corner.
  • 6
    Ramos (Spain) delivers the free-kick wide.
    The Real Madrid CF defender attempts a rocket from long-range, but the ball is ever-rising and safely over the bar from Gianluigi Buffon's point of view.
  • 5
    De Rossi (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Xavi Hernández (Spain).
  • 3
    Abate (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 2
    Xabi Alonso (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Abate (Italy).
  • 2
    Pirlo (Italy) misses the target.
    The Azzurri playmaker has a go from range, but the final's opening shot flies high and wide.
  • 1
    Pirlo (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 1
    Ramos (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Balotelli (Italy).
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
    Spain kick off this exciting showpiece as the Italians try to dethrone their opponents, and La Roja hunt a third consecutive major final win.

Legend:

  • Goals
    Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red card
    Red card
  • Yellow card
    Yellow card
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution
    Substitution
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