1852: The Spain team bus is on its way to the Donbass Arena, driving through the sunny streets of Donetsk accompanied by motor bike outriders.
1850: The Spanish FA says over 4,000 fans are expected to be at the Donbass Arena, more than double the amount who showed for the 2-0 quarterfinal victory over France. They will be expecting a better reception from the team after only captain Iker Casillas stayed out after France to thank them for making the long trip, something that drew criticism back in Spain. Two days after the win, Cesc Fabregas said: "It?s true we should have showed more affection toward our fans, sometimes we?re just under such pressure that ... we forget about the effort they make to come and support us. I?m sorry if that upset them, it won?t happen again. Hopefully we can celebrate reaching the final with them on Wednesday."
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