The best is yet to come

June 27, 2008
By Phil Ball
(Archive)
Twenty four years after blowing it in Paris, in a tournament that nobody had expected them to get to, let alone reach the final, Spain will march out a far superior squad in Vienna on Sunday to the one that capitulated to that wonderful French side of 1984. With their fifth straight win of the competition, they have sailed into the final against Germany in such style that they are now the favourites to win - a curious fact given the pedigree of the opponents that await them. What a fantastic performance ...

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