Spain Vs. Italy, Euro 2012 Final: Thiago Motta Injury Forces Italy Down To 10

We're an hour into the Euro 2012 final, where Spain are cruising 2-0 against Italy. The Azzurri have used all of their substitutes, and Vicente del Bosque feels like he's being left out of the party. Off comes goalscorer David Silva, in goes Pedro, who's been pretty good so far this tournament. There's probably not a good tactical reason for the switch -- Pedro's more prone to defending, but there won't be that much more to do here.

And ... oh dear. Thiago Motta is being stretchered off the pitch with what looks awfully like a torn hamstring. He'd just come on for Riccardo Montolivo as Italy's third substitute. That means Italy are down to ten men against a team that was ripping them apart with eleven. This match is done. Poor Italy.

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