Spain set a brand new crew document for targets in a World Cup recreation in its 7-0 thrashing of Costa Rica at Al Thumama Stadium on Wednesday. FOX Sports activities soccer analysts Warren Barton, Jimmy Conrad and Sacha Kljestan mentioned how they did it on “World Cup Now.”
1. Barton: Spain does not want time
I’ve tipped Spain to go far on this competitors and perhaps even sneak in to try to win it, however I did not understand they had been this good. We will return slightly bit and level to the competitors and who they’re in opposition to, however you possibly can solely play who’s in entrance of you. They executed the sport plan that they had, that they had confidence on the ball add at that stage, enjoying that pace and being so exact, I assumed they had been a pleasure to observe.
2. Conrad: Strikers weren’t obligatory for Spain
I did not know they had been going to come back in and rating seven targets. They usually did not begin an out-and-out striker on this recreation, and I assumed, “Man, where are the goals going to come from?” Possibly they wasted all of their targets in opposition to Costa Rica and may’t rating the remainder of the match, however I do not suppose that is going to occur given the arrogance we have seen and the quantity of various methods they scored their targets.
Spain vs. Costa Rica Highlights
Spain and Costa Rica confronted off for the primary match of Group E.
3. Kljestan: This was classic Spain
It jogged my memory of the outdated days, when it was demise by a thousand passes, although a few of these younger guys cannot even drink the classic wine in Spain. It was a very good efficiency. They introduced again the outdated days for me. This was actually enjoyable to observe: the ball possession, the place, opening up the sector, successful the ball again quick. Every part was classic Spain.
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