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The triple for Don Andres?
The triple for Don Andres?

Nothing left to say. A rematch for the title. La Roja on the brink of history. Enjoy the match, folks.

Spain vs. Italy, 2:45 pm ET (ESPN)

Lineups:

Spain (4-2-3-1): Casillas; Arbeloa, Piqué, Ramos, Alba; Busquets, Alonso; Xavi, Iniesta, Silva; Fabregas.

Italy (4-2-2-2): Buffon; Abate, Barzagli, Bonucci, Chiellini; De Rossi, Marchisio; Pirlo, Montolivo; Cassano, Balotelli.

How they got here:

Spain: Group C winner. Drew Italy (1-1), defeated Ireland (4-0), defeated Croatia (1-0). QF: defeated France (2-0). SF: defeated Portugal (0-0, 4-2 PKs).

Italy: Group C runner-up. Drew Spain (1-1), drew Croatia (1-1), defeated Ireland (2-0). QF: defeated England (0-0, 4-2 PKs). SF: defeated Germany (2-1).