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Spain remains perfect
by Mike Woitalla, June 19th, 2008 7AM

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[SPAIN-GREECE REPORT CARD] Defending European champion Greece exited Euro 2008 as the only team unable to earn a point in its three games after it fell, 2-1, to Spain, which is perfect at the tournament. The Spaniards also extended their win streak to nine games and their unbeaten run to 19 while fielding second-stringers. Soccer America's Mike Woitalla grades the players.

[SPAIN-GREECE REPORT CARD] Defending European champion Greece exited Euro 2008 as the only team unable to earn a point in its three games after it fell, 2-1, to Spain, which is perfect at the tournament. The Spaniards also extended their win streak to nine games and their unbeaten run to 19 while fielding second-stringers

Ruben de la Red and Daniel Guiza scored their first national team goals in the comeback victory for Spain, which went into the game already assured of a quarterfinal date with Italy on Sunday. Angelos Charisteas scored Greece's first goal of the tournament with a 42nd-minute header.

Soccer America's Mike Woitalla grades the players.

Spain Player Ratings
GRADE PLAYER (CLUB) GP/G
5 Pepe Reina (Liverpool) 10/0
6 Alvaro Arbeloa (Liverpool) 3/0
4 Juanito (Real Betis) 24/2
4 Raul Albiol (Valencia) 6/0
6 Fernando Navarro (Real Mallorca) 2/0
8 Xabi Alonso (Liverpool) 45/1
7 Ruben de la Red (Getafe) 3/1
6 Cesc Fabregas (Arsenal) 29/1
7 Andres Iniesta (Barcelona) 26/5
6 Sergio Garcia (Real Zaragoza) 2/0
7 Daniel Guiza (Real Mallorca) 5/1
Subs:
5 Santi Cazorla Villarreal) 5/0

Greece Player Ratings
GRADE PLAYER (CLUB) GP/G
4 Antonis Nikopolidis (Olympiakos) 89/0
5 Loukas Vintra (Panathinaikos) 19/0
4 Sotiris Kyrgiakos (Ein. Frankfurt) 41/4
5 Traianos Dellas (AEK Athens) 43/1
5 Nikos Spyropoulos (Panathinaikos) 6/0
4 Dimitris Salpigidis (Panathinaikos) 22/1
7 Angelos Basinas (Real Mallorca) 90/7
4 Costas Katsouranis (Benfica) 51/6
6 Giorgios Karagounis (Panathinaikos) 75/6
7 Angelos Haristeas (Nuremberg) 67/19
5 Yiannis Amanatidis (Ein. Frankfurt) 28/3
Subs:
4 Paraskevas Antzas (Olympiakos) 26/0
nr Alexandros Tziolis (Panathinaikos) 9/0
nr Stelios Giannakopoulos (Bolton Wanderers) 76/14

(1=low; 5=average; 10=high)



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