Goal.com counts down to the final...
Yesterday it was all about the number two, but we're finally down to just the final 24 hours.
- Carles Puyol is the toast of Spain at the moment after his semi-final winner against Germany, and he's almost certainly the sharpest shooter - having scored with his first ever World Cup shot on target. That's one in one.
- Iraq's Samir Shaker Mahmoud holds a less than enviable record after getting the longest World Cup ban for spitting at the referee against Belgium in 1986 - one whole year.
- Spain may be happier about Sunday's clash at the lofty Johannesburg - at 1,753 metres above sea level - as three of their games have been at altitude this summer. Only one of the Netherlands' matches has been.
- World Cup semi-finals are tight affairs, exemplified by the fact that the only semi-final won by more than a one-goal margin since 1986 was Italy's 2-0 win over Germany, in 2006 and that was after extra time.
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