England Vs. Italy, Euro 2012: Diamanti Hits Post By Accident

Joe Hart is saved by the post once again! It stopped a very early shot by the now-absent Daniele de Rossi, and now it's come to the rescue once more. This time was far less impressive, however -- it was no rocket of a shot, but a slightly-miscued cross by Alessandro Diamanti that was looking to pick out fellow substitute Antonio Nocerino at the far post. It didn't, but Hart suddenly realised that there was a decent chance of the ball dropping into his net of its own accord.

The Manchester City goalkeeper launched himself to the right in a despairing dive. The ball just eluded him, scraping by his fingertips, before brushing off the outside of the post and away to safety. That's the closest anyone's come in a while. Still 0-0, 105 minutes in.

We have live coverage in our England vs. Italy, Euro 2012 quarterfinals StoryStream. For more on Euro 2012 and the entire world of football, follow @SBNationSoccer on Twitter.

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