Italy's Antonio Cassano, left, and Spain's Gerard Pique go for a header during the Euro 2012 soccer championship Group C match between Spain and Italy in Gdansk, Poland, Sunday, June 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Spain's goalkeeper, Iker Casillas, looks on as Antonio Cassano's (not pictured) shot flies past the post in the first half.
Open the mark
Italy substitue Antonio Di Natale scores the opening goal against Spain. Cesc Fabregas would later come back to score, which ultimately helped Spain salvage a 1-1 draw against Italy.
Cristian Maggio, Daniele De Rossi and Andrea Pirlo celebrate after Italy's first goal against Spain. Unfortunately for Italy, Spain would later tie the score with Cesc Fabregas' equalizer in the second half.
Wait for it
Italy's midfielder Daniele De Rossi (L) and Spain's David Silva (R) tango for position during Group C's opener in Poland.
Spain's Fernando Torres didn't get the starting nod in Vicente del Bosque's starting eleven against Italy. Nonetheless, the Chelsea made an impressive showing, as he helped Spain's attack in the second half.
Mario Balotelli wrestles with Spain defender in Italy's 1-1 draw against the defending Euro champs.
Italy's Mario Balotelli kneels down on the pitch after missing a clear scoring opportunity in the second half. It wasn't a great match for the Manchester City forward, as Balotelli picked up a reckless yellow card in the first half and was later substitued for Antonio Di Natale.
Spain's Alvaro Arbeloa kicks the ball in front of Italy's Emanuele Giaccherini. Both teams settled for an entertaining 1-1 draw in Poland
Get out the way
Spain's Gerard Pique fights for the ball against Italy's young sensation Mario Balotelli in the first half. Both teams were deadlocked 0-0 after the first 45 minutes.
Where's the foul?
Italy's Andrea Pirlo goes airborne as Spain's Xabi Alonso looks on in the second half at Gdansk, Poland.
And again, Italy's Antonio Cassano is challenged by Spain's Gerard Pique. Cassano never seemed to get away from the feisty Barcelona defender. Sign of things to come later in the match?
Catch me, if you can
Spain's Andres Iniesta dribbles past Italy's Claudio Marchisio. Iniesta had the best opportunity for the defending champs in the first half against Italy.
Italy's Antonio Cassano and Spain's Gerard Pique go for a header during their Euro 2012 Group C opening match in Gdansk, Poland.
Stay in your place
Giorgio Chiellini and Gerard Pique vie for the ball during the Euro 2012 soccer championship Group C match between Spain and Italy.
Why, hello there!
A Spanish beauty smiles before the Euro 2012 Group C match between Spain and Italy in Gdansk, Poland.
Italian fans cheer prior to their Euro 2012 against the defending world champs in Poland