Germany Vs. Italy, Euro 2012 Semifinals: So Many Chances For Italy

There have been so many chances for Italy to end this. Wow. Since going to three at the back, Germany have looked hideously exposed, as Claudio Marchisio's two golden opportunities have shown. The space behind Philipp Lahm is exploited once again, as Andrea Pirlo picks out Alessandro Diamanti on the right. He drives inside, with Antonio di Natale in close company, beats Lahm and, instead of passing, falls over. Whoops.

That side of the penalty box claims di Natale a little while later, as well. Don't know what's going on there. At the other end of the pitch, Toni Kroos blazes over from maybe 16 yards while in tonnes of space. That was a great chance for Germany to get back in this.

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

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