KATHMANDU: The stage has been set for a great game. After all it's the final day of Euro 2012, with Italy and Spain fighting for the cup.
Cesc Fabregas will lead Spain's attack, with recognized strikers Fernando Torres and Alvaro Negredo starting on the bench.
Italy coach Cesare Prandelli makes just one change from the semifinal win over Germany, with right back Ignazio Abate returning from injury to replace Federico Balzaretti.
Mario Balotelli and Antonio Cassano will lead Italy's attack in front of Andrea Pirlo.
Spain: Casillas, Arbeloa, Pique, Sergio Ramos, Jordi Alba, Xavi, Busquets, Alonso, Silva, Fabregas, Iniesta. Subs: Valdes, Albiol, Javi Martinez, Juanfran, Pedro, Torres, Negredo, Mata, Llorente, Santi Cazorla, Jesus Navas, Reina.
Italy: Buffon, Abate, Barzagli, Bonucci, Chiellini, Pirlo, Marchisio, Montolivo, De Rossi, Balotelli, Cassano. Subs: Sirigu, Maggio, Ogbonna, Thiago Motta, Balzaretti, Di Natale, Giaccherini, Borini, Giovinco, Diamanti, Nocerino, De Sanctis.
Referee: Pedro Proenca (Portugal)
NOTE: Spain hasn't beaten Italy in a competitive match that didn't end in penalties since 1920.