Chelsea duo miss out as former Gunner starts for Spain, Man City star starts for Italy

19:01 01 July 2012


Spain's Fernando Torres


Euro 2012 Final Line-Ups: Spain v Italy

Chelsea duo Juan Mata and Fernando Torres have, once again, been left on the bench for Spain’s Euro 2012 final against Italy.

Vicente Del Bosque once again has former Gunner Cesc Fabregas starting in a ‘false nine’ position as Spain bid to become the first side to win three major tournaments in a row.

Manchester City star Mario Balotelli starts for the Italians who are bidding to win their first European title since 1968.

Spain: Casillas, Arbeloa, Pique, Ramos, Alba, Busquets, Xavi, Xabi Alonso, Iniesta, Silva, Fabregas.

Italy: Buffon, Abate, Barzagli, Bonucci, Chiellini, Marchiso, De Rossi, Pirlo, Montolivo, Balotelli, Cassano.

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