How Spain pulled off a historic win over Costa Rica: World Cup Now

Spain set a brand new crew file for objectives in a World Cup sport 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 attempt to win it, however I did not understand they have been this good. We will return a bit bit and level to the competitors and who they’re in opposition to, however you may 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 velocity and being so exact, I assumed they have been a pleasure to look at.

2. Conrad: Strikers weren’t vital for Spain

I did not know they have been going to return in and rating seven objectives. And so they did not begin an out-and-out striker on this sport, and I assumed, “Man, where are the goals going to come from?” Possibly they wasted all of their objectives in opposition to Costa Rica and may’t rating the remainder of the event, however I do not suppose that is going to occur given the boldness we have seen and the quantity of various methods they scored their objectives.

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It jogged my memory of the outdated days, when it was loss of life by a thousand passes, regardless that a few of these younger guys cannot even drink the classic wine in Spain.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 They introduced again the outdated days for me.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 look at: the ball possession, the place, opening up the sector, successful the ball again quick. Every little thing was classic Spain.

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