Spain beat Italy by 4-0 in the European Championship 2012 final match and by it became the first country to succeed three big football titles in a line. David Silva (14th), Jordi Alba (41st), Fernando Torres (84th) and Juan Mata (88th) hits goal for Spain. Italy unsuccessful to finish a 44-year drought since their only Euro trophy in 1968. Italy had detained Spain 1-1 in their opening group game and complete a shock run to the final with a 2-1 success over Germany in the semis.
Spain, which allowed only one goal all tournament in their very first match, took the lead in the 14th minute after Sergio Ramos and Xavi had aimed high.Alba finished it 2-0 just four minutes previous to half time, slotting past Gianluigi Buffon on Xavi’s through pass. Torres added the third goal with a relatively easy finish and Mata really put the game away in the 88th, knocking in a pass from Torres. They managed to score a whopping four goals, something they don’t usually do.
Spain become the first Nation to obtain a big occasion hat-trick following titles at Euro 2008 and the 2010 World Cup with the largest winning margin in a final, are the first to win back-to-back Euro titles and matched Germany’s record three continental titles, the first being in 1964.
Italy’s job was hard sufficient with 11 players, and it became not possible with just 10 after the 64th minute. All its substitutes were used when midfielder Thiago Motta was taken off with an injury.