Italy Leads Ireland 1-0; Spain, Croatia Tied 0-0 at Euro 2012

Italy leads Ireland 1-0 at halftime in the final round of Group C matches at soccer’s European Championship, while defending champion Spain is tied 0-0 against Croatia.

Italy needs a victory against already eliminated Ireland in Poznan, Poland to have a chance of advancing to the quarterfinals. At present, Croatia, playing in Gdansk, would drop to third in the group and be eliminated.

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