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Spain v Paraguay: tactical preview

July 3, 2010
Spain v Paraguay: tactical preview

Have Paraguay got any chance of coming away from this game with a result?
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Spain 1-0 Portugal: Villa eventually finds a way through, Portugal fail to respond

June 29, 2010
Spain 1-0 Portugal: Villa eventually finds a way through, Portugal fail to respond

AnĀ intriguingĀ game – Spain were comfortable by full-time, but struggled to find the breakthrough. Substitutions were crucial in the outcome.
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World Cup second round preview (part two)

June 28, 2010
World Cup second round preview (part two)

ZM’s tactical preview of the second half of the World Cup second round ties, being played on Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th of June.
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Spain 2-1 Chile: Chile press, foul, then hold on

June 26, 2010
Spain 2-1 Chile: Chile press, foul, then hold on

What a bizarre game. Chile started better, then conceded a silly goal, then went two goals and one man down in the same move, then started the second half brightly, then realised a 2-1 defeat would send them through, and stopped bothering.
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Spain 0-1 Switzerland: Spanish failings the main reason for the scoreline

June 17, 2010
Spain 0-1 Switzerland: Spanish failings the main reason for the scoreline

We were looking for Spain to really get the tournament going – they did exactly that, but by being on the end of the biggest shock so far, rather than providing an amazing attacking display.
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