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Spain snatch late draw against Morocco to set up last-16 clash with Russia

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2018 by PA73 hits

Spain will face hosts Russia in the last 16 of the World Cup after finishing top of Group B following a dramatic 2-2 draw with already-eliminated Morocco in Kaliningrad.Spain, 2-1 down thanks to Morocco substitute Youssef En-Nesyri’s 81st minute header, were set to finish second and therefore take on Uruguay in the next round.Their substitute Iago Aspas then flicked the ball into the net i...Full Story »

Spain vs Morocco - Hierro warns Spain to remain fully focused ahead of Morocco clash

Posted Monday, June 25, 2018 by PA206 hits

Spain coach Fernando Hierro insists his side can take nothing for granted when they face Morocco in the World Cup on Monday – even though their opponents have already been eliminated.After a topsy-turvy 3-3 draw with Portugal in their opening Group B game, Spain pulled off a narrow 1-0 win over Iran.Hierro, who took over on the eve of the finals following the sacking of Real Madrid-bound m...Full Story »

Fernando Hierro urges Spain to take nothing for granted after narrow Iran win

Posted Thursday, June 21, 2018 by PA110 hits

Spain coach Fernando Hierro has warned his players to take nothing for granted despite a 1-0 win over Iran which puts them on the brink of qualifying for the World Cup knockout stages.Diego Costa’s fortuitous 54th-minute strike proved enough to see off the Iranians and means Spain will guarantee a top-two finish in Group B if they take a point off already-eliminated Morocco.But Hierro insi...Full Story »

Iran 0 Spain 1: Costa goal breaks stubborn resistance

Posted Thursday, June 21, 2018 by Goal.com127 hits

Spain have moved level on points with Portugal at the summit of Group B after edging past a spirited Iran side at the Kazan Arena. A fortuitous Diego Costa goal helped Spain overcome a dogged Iran to secure a 1-0 win in their World Cup Group B clash in Kazan. Carlos Queiroz's side produced a defensive masterclass to reduce Spain to nothing more than half-chances during a hugely frustrating ope...Full Story »

Spain see off Iran to boost World Cup hopes

Posted Thursday, June 21, 2018 by PA98 hits

Diego Costa’s second-half strike proved enough for Spain to squeeze past Iran in Kazan and move into a commanding position in their bid to qualify from Group B.Costa broke Iran’s sturdy resistance with a slightly fortuitous 54th-minute goal, and the Spaniards were lucky to hold onto their lead with Saeid Ezatolahi’s effort ruled out for offside after a video assistant referee c...Full Story »

Iniesta: Lopetegui sacking unsettled Spain players

Posted Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by Tribalfootball.com127 hits

Vissel Kobe midfielder Andres Iniesta admits Julen Lopetegui's sacking unsettled Spain's players. Fernando Hierro took over the reins of the team ahead of the first match in Russia after Lopetegui was sacked three days before the start of the tournament after deciding to join Real Madrid. "It was a moment that we want to put behind us, it was not comfortable for anyone and we are concentrate...Full Story »

Iran(N) vs Spain - Spain coach Fernando Hierro keeps faith with David de Gea for Iran tie

Posted Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by PA156 hits

Trust has become the Spain camp’s buzzword following the shock pre-tournament sacking of coach Carlos Lopetegui with replacement Fernando Hierro the latest to use it to express his faith in David de Gea.The Manchester United goalkeeper was at fault for the second goal of Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat-trick in the thrilling 3-3 draw with Portugal in Sochi in their Group B opener.It was a ra...Full Story »

Spain's David De Gea set to remain starter despite fan vote of no confidence

Posted Tuesday, June 19, 2018 by ESPN115 hits

Spain coach Fernando Hierro has given David De Gea his full backing ahead of Wednesday's encounter with Iran, despite fans voting in favour of Kepa Arrizabalaga taking his place in the team. De Gea came under scrutiny after his costly blunder against Portugal in their World Cup opener. The Manchester United star let Cristiano Ronaldo's shot go through his hands for Portugal's second in Friday's...Full Story »

Cristiano Ronaldo confident of Portugal progress after hat-trick against Spain

Posted Saturday, June 16, 2018 by PA118 hits

Cristiano Ronaldo is confident Portugal will progress to the knockout stages of the World Cup after his hat-trick stunned Spain in an astonishing 3-3 draw in Sochi.Ronaldo – at 33 years and 130 days – became the oldest player to score a World Cup hat-trick, twice putting Portugal ahead before his 88th-minute free-kick secured a precious point.It was the 51st treble of Ronaldo’s...Full Story »

Portugal 3 - 3 Spain: Brilliant Ronaldo hat-trick earns thrilling draw

Posted Saturday, June 16, 2018 by Goal.com160 hits

Spain looked set to beat Iberian rivals Portugal thanks to a Nacho wondergoal, but Cristiano Ronaldo's hat-trick shared the spoils. Cristiano Ronaldo's stunning hat-trick earned Portugal a dramatic 3-3 draw in their Group B opener against Iberian neighbours Spain. Spain led with three minutes to go after Nacho Fernandez hit a wonderful 25-yard drive but Ronaldo was determined to steal the head...Full Story »

Real Madrid hit back as Lopetegui swaps Spain 'sadness' for 'happiest day'

Posted Friday, June 15, 2018 by Goal.com220 hits

Flanked by president Florentino Perez at the Santiago Bernabeu, the 51-year-old was unveiled as the new Blancos boss and gave his version of eventsThe whole situation is still surreal. Julen Lopetegui was expected to be speaking to the press on Thursday ahead of Spain's World Cup opener against Portugal in Sochi. Instead, however, he was presented to the media as the new Real Madrid coach. Lo...Full Story »

Portugal(N) vs Spain - Sergio Ramos backs Fernando Hierro to pull Spain squad together

Posted Friday, June 15, 2018 by PA224 hits

Captain Sergio Ramos hopes Spain can quickly overcome coach Julen Lopetegui’s shock sacking to make a winning start to the World Cup.The Spanish camp was rocked on Wednesday, just two days before their tournament opener against Portugal in Sochi, as Lopetegui was dismissed in response to his surprise appointment by Real Madrid.Real had announced the previous day Lopetegui would take over a...Full Story »

Morocco(N) vs Iran - Iran boss Queiroz quiet on Spain’s coaching debacle

Posted Friday, June 15, 2018 by PA209 hits

Iran coach Carlos Queiroz is refusing to be distracted by Spain’s coaching calamities as his team prepare to kick off their 2018 World Cup campaign against Morocco in Saint Petersburg.Spain and Queiroz’s native Portugal make up the rest of Group B but the 65-year-old insisted it would be “disrespectful” to bring up the sudden departure of Julen Lopetegui to Real Madrid.Ir...Full Story »

Cesc Fabregas forgets Spain World Cup snub as Chelsea ace relaxes on luxury yacht and beach with stunning wife Daniella Semaan

Posted Thursday, June 14, 2018 by Thesun.co.uk301 hits

Cesc Fabregas and his wife are enjoying a summer holiday CESC FABREGAS is getting over his 2018 World Cup Spain snub by holiday with beautiful wife Daniella Semaan. The Chelsea midfielder - who has signed up to be a BBC pundit - is enjoying some down time before the tournament while his national side slips into disarray. Fabregas, 31, and Semaan tied the knot last month and the newlyweds are ...Full Story »

Lopetegui out, Hierro in as Spain left reeling in shambolic World Cup preparation

Posted Thursday, June 14, 2018 by ESPN157 hits

Fernando Hierro has taken over from Julen Lopetegui as Spain coach.Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images The most dramatic and potentially destructive 24 hours in Spanish football history has left the national team reeling ahead of their World Cup opener against Portugal on Friday. Real Madrid confirmed on Tuesday that Julen Lopetegui would join them after guiding Spain at the World Cup in Ru...Full Story »

Spain the only team undefeated from Euro 2016 to the World Cup

Posted Monday, June 11, 2018 by Marca.com142 hits

Iago Aspas' winning goal against Tunisia on Saturday set Spain on their way to the World Cup with the team being the only group to remain undefeated since the end of the European Championship in 2016. Julen Lopetegui has been in charge for 20 successive matches following the disappointment of Euro 2016, and he's guided La Roja through a transitional period. The former Porto coach has achieve...Full Story »

Spain and Argentina pose for eerily similar plane photos ahead of flights to Russia for World Cup

Posted Sunday, June 10, 2018 by Thesun.co.uk169 hits

SPAIN and Argentina may speak the same language – but it seems the two football teams have more in common than we thought. The two nations boarded their flights for Russia and posed for eerily similar selfies as they jetted to the World Cup. Argentina were first to pose for their squad photo ahead of their flight to Russia Chelsea and Spain defender Cesar Azpilicueta uploaded this snap ...Full Story »

Tunisia 0 - 1 Spain: Late Iago Aspas goal gives Spain narrow win over England’s Group G rivals Tunisia

Posted Sunday, June 10, 2018 by PA115 hits

England’s opening World Cup opponents Tunisia pushed Spain all the way in a warm-up friendly before losing to a late Iago Aspas goal in Krasnador.The Three Lions will be favourites to win their first Group G game in Russia but Tunisia showed they will be no pushover when the pair meet in Volvograd on June 18.Nabil Maaloul’s side looked set to prepare for the tournament with an impres...Full Story »

Carvajal could miss Spain's first two World Cup games - Lopetegui

Posted Saturday, June 09, 2018 by Goal.com102 hits

Spain head coach Julen Lopetegui believes Dani Carvajal will play a part in the World Cup - but the Real Madrid right-back may miss the opening two matches in Group B. Carvajal suffered a hamstring strain during Madrid's 3-1 Champions League final win over Liverpool at the end of last month but joined up with Lopetegui's World Cup squad to continue his rehabilitation. Featuring in Spain's mu...Full Story »

Diego Costa causes trouble in Spain training as Atletico Madrid ace laughs and jokes ahead of World Cup

Posted Wednesday, June 06, 2018 by Thesun.co.uk173 hits

DIEGO COSTA helped the Spain squad crack a smile for their pre-World Cup squad photo. The former Chelsea striker joked around with his Roja team-mates as they beamed for a tournament snap. Diego Costa and Lucas Vazquez share a laugh as they get set for the Spain World Cup squad photo in Madrid Costa, David De Gea and Rodrigo share a quick word Costa goofed around with the likes of Lucas Vazq...Full Story »

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