Category Archives: Spain

Netherlands 0-1 Spain (aet)

In the end, the best team won. Spain have been the best side in the world for at least the last two years since winning Euro 2008, and won the first World Cup in their history last night thanks to … Continue reading

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Germany 0-1 Spain

We were twenty minutes away from decrying Spain as suffering from Arsenal syndrome. All pretty passing but no penetration and no plan B. But Carles Puyol’s 73rd minute header put this Spanish side into the World Cup final and put … Continue reading

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Spain 1-0 Portugal

Three and a half hours of football yesterday and just one goal to show for it. This was a much better fare than that offered up by Paraguay and Japan earlier in the afternoon but once again this free-flowing, mouth-watering … Continue reading

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Chile 1-2 Spain

There was a rather surreal quality to the final quarter of an hour hour of this game. Both sides realised that, with Spain winning 2-1 and Switzerland unable to break down Honduras, they were both through. Spain duly stopped passing … Continue reading

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Spain 2-0 Honduras

David Villa struck twice, and missed a penalty, in another classy Spanish passing display that, this time, brought the desired result. Spain will however be concerned by their continuing profligacy in front of goal, missing a host of chances which … Continue reading

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Spain 0-1 Switzerland

In Switzerland they had brotherly love. They had 500 years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce? The cuckoo clock, and now this. Everyone promised that World Cup 2010 would really kick into gear when Spain played. They … Continue reading

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Spain v Switzerland: Live!

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