Posts Tagged ‘ spain ’

Spain continue to dominate possession but need more penetration

November 14, 2011
Spain continue to dominate possession but need more penetration

A criticism of Spain days after an unfortunate 1-0 defeat to England is always likely to come across as a wild knee-jerk reaction, but Spain’s problems against decent sides have been evident for over a year now.
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Valencia 0-1 Barcelona: both sides try different systems, but both switch back to the usual

March 3, 2011
Valencia 0-1 Barcelona: both sides try different systems, but both switch back to the usual

Lionel Messi had an off-day…and yet still scored the winner as Barcelona temporarily move ten points clear at the top.
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Scotland 2-3 Spain: Scotland come back from two down, but plan B Llorente grabs winner

October 14, 2010
Scotland 2-3 Spain: Scotland come back from two down, but plan B Llorente grabs winner

Scotland scored two goals against the World Champions, but that still wasn’t enough to take any points from an exciting encounter.
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Argentina 4-1 Spain: good audition for Batista

September 8, 2010
Argentina 4-1 Spain: good audition for Batista

Argentina beat Spain at their own game – passing them off the pitch, and finishing chances ruthlessly.
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