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Euro 2012 draw: Reigning champions Spain drawn with Italy; Netherlands paired with Germany and Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal

The title-holders will have to deal with Cesare Prandelli's men, while the Dutch got paired with their arch-rivals

Friday's Euro 2012 draw in Kiev has resulted in a number of interesting fixtures, with the match between Netherlands and Germany as the biggest clash of the group stage.

Reigning champions Spain start the tournament with a game against Italy, before taking on Ireland and Croatia.

Hosts Poland kick off the tournament and will do so against Greece, while fellow hosts Ukraine will have to deal with France and England.



EURO2012
THE GROUP STAGES
GROUP A
 1 Poland
 2 Greece
 3 Russia
 4 Czech Republic
GROUP B
 1 Netherlands
 2 Denmark
 3 Germany
 4 Portugal
GROUP C
 1 Spain
2 Italy
3
Republic of Ireland
4
Croatia
GROUP D
1 Ukraine
2
Sweden
3
France
4
England


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