Spain vs. Portugal World Cup instant analysis

Monday June 28th, 2010

Love thy neighbor as thyself, says the big book, but there won't be much time in the first World Cup finals meeting between Spain and Portugal for cups of sugar and keys under the mat. A quarter-final meeting with Paraguay or Japan awaits the winner and both Iberian sides will fancy their chances of popping out the other side and into the semi-finals.

Kick-off is at 2.30 p.m. ET, so I'll be here from about 2.15 p.m. to bring you team news before embarking upon 90 minutes of live analysis and email banter with the odd bit of humor chucked in. Email

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