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

Posted Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by PA181 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 ESPN128 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 PA129 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.com177 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.com249 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 PA257 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 PA237 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.uk338 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 ESPN167 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.com154 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.uk190 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 PA131 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.com109 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.uk201 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 »

Spain captain Sergio Ramos stars in country's cringe-worthy World Cup song

Posted Thursday, May 31, 2018 by Thesun.co.uk151 hits

SERGIO RAMOS may want to stick to playing football after previewing his own World Cup song. The Spanish captain has taken on extra responsibility ahead of this summer's tournament in Russia. Sergio Ramos is giving it his all in Spain's new World Cup song Ramos uploaded a video to his Instagram page showing a sneak preview of the anthem alongside Spanish singer Demarco Flamenco. In a cringe-w...Full Story »

Alvaro Morata left out of Spain squad for World Cup

Posted Tuesday, May 22, 2018 by Skysports.com166 hits

Alvaro Morata has missed out on a place in Spain's World Cup squad Alvaro Morata has missed out on a place in Spain's squad for the World Cup in Russia, with Cesc Fabregas, Marcos Alonso, Ander Herrera and Hector Bellerin also omitted by Julen Lopetegui. Lopetegui named his 23-man squad for the tournament on Monday, with four Premier League players included - David de Gea, Cesar Azpilicueta, N...Full Story »

World Cup simulation gives Spain 16% chance of glory... and 1.6% for Italy!

Posted Monday, May 21, 2018 by Marca.com200 hits

Four years ago, UBS predicted Brazil as the winners of the 2014 World Cup and their latest simulations have the South Americans back behind Germany, with Spain the third most likely team to emerge victorious this time around. Taking into account their own 'Elo' rating, which ranks teams on their objective strength, the study ran 10,000 simulations that consider each side's results in recent y...Full Story »

Spain 6 - 1 Argentina: Isco scores hat-trick as Spain hit Argentina for six

Posted Wednesday, March 28, 2018 by PA164 hits

Isco scored a hat-trick as Spain romped to a 6-1 victory over Argentina in Madrid, where Lionel Messi again watched from the stands.Barcelona playmaker Messi had been expected to return after missing Friday’s 2-0 win over Italy in Manchester as a precaution because of an abductor muscle injury.However, concerns over what is also said to be a hamstring problem meant the Albiceleste captain ...Full Story »

David Silva leaves the Spain camp due to personal reasons

Posted Sunday, March 25, 2018 by Marca.com175 hits

Spain coach Julen Lopetegui has given David Silva permission to leave the Spain squad for personal reasons, so the Manchester City man will not play against Argentina. The squad arrived in Spain at 5:00 CET after travelling back from Germany and Silva made his own way from there. Lopetegui is also waiting to see if Gerard Pique will be fit to feature in Madrid on Tuesday after not training o...Full Story »

Lionel Messi misses Argentina training ahead of Spain clash

Posted Sunday, March 25, 2018 by barcablaugranes.com133 hits

Lionel Messi missed Argentina training on Saturday as the team enjoyed a session at Real Madrid’s training base ahead of Tuesday’s friendly with Spain. The Barcelona star was left out of Friday’s win over Italy because of a hamstring problem but said that he was optimistic of playing at the Wanda Metropolitano. However, he sat out Saturday’s session and did regenerati...Full Story »

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