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NEUSTIFT, Austria - Russia's chances of upsetting highly fancied Spain in their Euro 2008 opener today will be undermined by the absence of playmaker Andrei Arshavin and striker Pavel Pogrebnyak.
Arshavin is suspended while Pogrebnyak has been ruled out of the tournament with a knee injury.
Spain, on a 16-match unbeaten run, are favourites to win the Group D tie in Innsbruck but Andres Iniesta said the Russian setbacks would make little difference to his team.
"I don't think we should change our tactics because of what has happened," the midfielder said. "We need to concentrate on ourselves and if we do that and play the way we can, we'll win. They have lost two important players but Russia's strong point is their whole team, not any particular individuals."
Spain topped their qualifying group before notching morale-boosting wins over world champions Italy and beaten finalists France in their Euro 2008 buildup.
But despite having Fernando Torres, David Villa and Primera Liga top scorer Dani Guiza in their ranks, goals have been hard to come by with Spain scoring more than once in only one of their past five matches.
To rectify the situation coach Luis Aragones appears to have decided to play Torres and Villa up front rather than a lone striker.
l Greece were the unlikeliest of Euro winners four years ago and to many people they would be an even unlikelier victor this time round as they set out on their bid to retain the title with an opening Group D match against Sweden today.
One shouldn't expect much difference in their style as veteran German coach Otto Rehhagel is not one for shedding a winning formula and with the Greeks lacking depth in terms of creative talent, they will try and grind their opponents down and hit them on the counterattack.
l These two matches will be televised live on SuperSport channels at 5.30pm and 8.45pm, starting with Spain v Russia. - Reuters and Sapa-AFP