Euro 2012 | Weekend preview

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The first weekend of Euro 2012 promises to be a real cracker, with some of the most fancied sides in the tournament going head to head.

So here’s our guide to all the action with teams from the Group B, “the group of death”, and Group C involved:

Holland v Denmark – Saturday 9th June 17:00


Holland’s attacking prowess saw them score 37 goals in qualifying but Denmark will be no pushovers with a young and talented squad looking to prove itself.

Germany v Portugal - Saturday 9th June 19:45

Germany’s talented squad breezed through qualifying, winning all ten games, but Portugal with their talismanic captain Cristiano Roanldo will prove a real test.

Spain v Italy - Sunday 10th June 17:00

Reigning world and European Champions Spain are hot favourites for the title, but come up against a resolute Italian side who conceded only two goals in qualifying.

Republic of Ireland v Croatia - Sunday 10th June 19:45

Both the Republic of Ireland and Croatia are underdogs to qualify from group C which makes this a must win game if either team is to upset the odds.

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