The UEFA EURO 2012 NEWS CORNER presented by www.chrispd.de will bring you the latest news updates from the continental finals in Poland and the Ukraine.
UEFA EURO 2012 | NEWS CORNER | June 5
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Coach Fernando Santos conducted a video session with the main focus on his team’s first opponent Poland.
Russia might miss keeper Igor Akinfeev in their opener against the Czech Republic due to knee problems. Vyacheslav Malafeev would be his replacement.
Stephan Andersen will be Morten Olsen’s first choice keeper, when Denmark take on the Netherlands.
Miroslav Klose: “I have a very good feeling because we are very well prepared. We have a great side, the players make it easy for the coach.”
The Dutch team had their first training session at Krakow’s Municipal Stadium. Bondscoach Bert van Marwijk is likely to field Robin van Persie ahead of Klaas Jan Huntelaar against Denmark.
Mario Balotelli has decided to have two names on his jersey. His name on the jersey will read “Baruwah Balotelli”. Baruwah is his original Ghanaian family name, while Balotelli is the name of his Italian foster parents.
Cesc Fabregas is back in training, while right-back Alvaro Arbeloa is doubtful for the opener.
Ivica Olic has been ruled out of the UEFA EURO 2012 after suffering an injury.
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