The 2012 Euro Cup is as a result of the final four teams, and when Italy and Germany square off Thursday afternoon they shall be playing to take care of the winner of the Spain vs. Portugal game that can take place later today.
Recent history between these teams favors Italy, but Germany doesn't care about days gone by, these are focused on the sport available.
The German squad have not beaten Italy in a very competitive match.
"We can't turn back time, forget about website about this, days gone by doesn't be the cause in our planning," said German Coach Joachim Loew. "Another stat is that Germany hasn't won against Italy in the major tournament, but just what exactly?"
Las Vegas odds makers must feel it is time for Germany to win as these are the favored at -135. The Over/Under number is 2.5.
This game is going to be a difficult, hard fought match. My buddies are telling me that I am going the wrong method on this match, but here it is anyways!
Pick - Italy