This is Spain's first foray into the semifinals of the World Cup, but Fernando Torres says he and his chums will be treating this match like a final. Which might help, since Spain played Germany off the park in the final of Euro2008. The Germans look rather more awe-inspiring in their current incarnation, mind you, and have bagged eight goals in their last two matches. Can they continue their scintillating run here?
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