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Turkey with Russian, anyone?

David Hirshey and Roger Bennett review the Euro 2008 quarterfinals, and look forward to the semis. Diary

Updated: June 23, 2008, 2:30 PM ET
By David Hirshey and Roger Bennett | Special to Page 2

So, two weeks ago you're watching the opening ceremonies of Euro 2008, and you turn to the guy next to you and ask with a straight face, "What kind of odds will you give me on a Turkey-Russia final?"

Assuming the guy wasn't actually visiting from Istanbul or Moscow, he probably would have replied, "Are you talking about the same Russian team that lost 3-0 to England in qualifying, and the same Turks who tied those powerhouses Moldova and Malta in the run-up to Euro? Because if so, I'll ...

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