Electronic Arts declared Germany the winner of UEFA EURO 2012 once running a tournament simulation using the market-leading soccer engine that drives EA SPORTS UEFA EURO 2012 on the PlayStation3, Xbox 360 and laptop. EA SPORTS was able to simulate the 2012 UEFA European soccer Championship and check all sixteen groups below identical conditions they're going to face within the weeks ahead. it absolutely was determined that Germany can defeat Netherlands 2-1 at Olympic Stadium in Kyiv on July one to win The Henri Delaunay Trophy. The final itself saw the Germans fall behind 1-0 once Robin van Persie struck home a left-footed rocket from simply outside the box within the twenty fourth minute. Van Persie finished because the tournament’s prime goal scorer with 5 goals. However, the Dutch lead didn't last long as Mesut Özil leveled the score twelve minutes later, setting the stage for the golden goal from Mario Gómez, his fourth of the tournament. Gómez went high into the air between 2 Dutch defenders on a corner kick by Bastian Schweinsteiger to knock home the winner within the 78th minute, delivering Germany its fourth UEFA EURO championship. Fans round the globe can compare these results to the real-world tournament because it unfolds starting June eight. EA SPORTS has predicted that the Germans can win all 3 cluster stage matches, and maintain their type throughout the knockout section, however it took a Miroslav Klose goal in time beyond regulation to propel the Germans past Italy 1-0 within the semi-final. Germany’s path to the ultimate included a 3-2 victory over Netherlands within the cluster stage and a 3-1 victory over Poland within the quarter-final. Netherlands finished second behind Germany within the cluster Stage once wins over Portugal and Denmark. Their road to the ultimate included a 2-0 victory over Russia within the quarter-finals and an exhilarating 3-1 semi-final victory over defending champion and pre-tournament favorite, Spain. within the semi-final match, Arjen Robben and David Villa traded initial [*fr1] goals before Van Persie place the Dutch ahead within the sixty fourth minute. Spain had many efforts on goal within the final third of the match however couldn’t exploit its probabilities as they pushed all players forward in a trial to draw even, eventually conceding a counter attack goal within the 86th minute from striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar. England had its hearts broken within the quarter-finals. once an absorbing 2-2 draw with Spain, England went out 4-3 on penalty kicks. The fifth English shooter, striker Andy Carroll, was stopped when keeper Iker Casillas guessed properly, diving to his right to induce a hand on the arduous low shot that propelled Spain into the semi-finals. Wayne Rooney, Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard all notched goals for England within the penalty shootout whereas Carroll and Jermain Defoe were stopped. Spain goals came from David Silva, Xabi Alonso, Andrés Iniesta, and Fernando Llorente. Italy, once finishing second behind Spain in cluster C with a 1-1-1 record, got a goal within the 77th minute from striker Mario Balotelli to defeat cluster D winner France, 2-1, in their quarter-final match. Italy scored simply four goals within the tournament and couldn’t generate any offence in its semi-final match against the Germans, finally succumbing 1-0 in time beyond regulation. The French suffered their solely loss within the tournament to Italy, once drawing 2-2 with England and posting 2-0 wins over Ukraine and Sweden within the cluster Stage. EA SPORTS contains a proven diary of properly predicting winners using its game engines across all of its simulation sports franchises. EA SPORTS properly predicted Chelsea would defeat Liverpool 2-1 to capture this year’s FA Cup and Spain would win the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. (The Madden NFL franchise has properly predicted seven of the past 9 Super Bowl champions.) EA SPORTS UEFA EURO 2012, the officially licensed videogame of UEFA EURO 2012™, is on the market currently to buy as a digital enlargement pack on EA SPORTS FIFA twelve. Visit http://www.ea.com/uk/football/euro12 for additional info regarding the sport options.