>> Russia commence their Euro 2012 quest unbeaten in their last 14 games, culminating in the 3-0 win over Italy on Friday.

>> Russia have the oldest forwards in Euro ’12 with an average age of 30, in stark contrast to England (23) and Poland (24).

>> Five members of the Czech squad are set to play in their third successive European Championship.

>> Poland are co-hosting Euro ’12 with Ukraine ù the first time either nation has hosted a major footballing tournament.