SPAIN squadThis time period was the golden age of Spanish football. Apart from Barcelona phenomenon is so dominant in the club level, the Spanish national team also appeared attractive since winning the European Cup in 2008. Continuing the great success in Austria-Siwss, La Roja squad to qualify for 2010 World Cup final with a perfect score of 10 matches. This fantastic record tarnished by the failure of Spain won the Confederations Cup in 2009 after the United States was defeated in the semifinals.
Spain is one of the special teams. The team who now inhabit the top of FIFA rankings are always served good football game with short passes that attractive.
Viewed in terms of material players, Spain has plenty of natural footballer with exceptional talent. The whole line has a relatively uniform strength and balance. Therefore, the quality of both teams were not much different from the main team.
The team will be led by Iker Casillas. One of the best goalkeepers the world has a very good reflexes so as often perform rescue brilliant.Cardiac defense will be commanded by Spain Carlos Puyol. Barcelona defender is known for its discipline and tenacity in keeping opposing players. With Joan Capdevila, Sergio Ramos and Carlos Marchena will be transformed into an impenetrable fortress opponent.
In midfield, Spain had a row of the world’s best midfielders. Xavi, Andres Iniesta, Xabi Alonso, David Silva and Marcos Senna is ready to supply the ball into the front row. While the striker position will be filled by the deadly duo David Villa and Fernando Torres has always been a nightmare opponent.
Coach Vicente del Bosque’s experience in football has been recognized by the whole world. Del Bosque has led Real Madrid won everything at club level. During 1999-2003 under the care, El Real won seven championship titles.
Supported by a player with quality materials topnotch, Del Bosque is expected to continue the achievements Luis Aragones who brought Spain into the European champion, by winning the World Cup in 2010.
Spain is eager to repeat the achievement of Brazil in the World Cup in 1970. At that time, Pele and friends unbeaten in qualifying and finally be a champion. “We have good players and compact. But at the World Cup a lot of other good teams. Our target is trying to reach the World Cup. We know it’s difficult but we will continue to work hard and never stop hoping,” said the coach, Vicente Del Bosque.
Spain cruised into the semi-finals of World Cup 2010 after defeating Paraguay with the score 1-0 through a dramatic match. This happens because in the match Spain vs Paraguay, the Paraguayan goal disallowed one referee at half-I in the 40th minute and the failure of two chances on the penalty spot. Spain scored the winning goal by David Villa on 82 minutes.
Spain in World Cup 2010
* Spain vs. Switzerland: (0-1) in Durban Stadium Wednesday, June 16, 2010
* Spain VS Honduras: (2-0) at Ellis Park Stadium Tuesday, June 22, 2010
* Chile vs. Spain: (1-2) at Loftus Versfeld Stadium Saturday, June 26, 2010
* Spain vs Portugal (1-0) at Ellis Park stadium Wednesday, June 30, 2010
* Spain vs Paraguay (1-0) quarterfinal
Germany has a very impressive record in every World Cup. Track record three times world champion, just defeated the Brazilian team. Besides national football team East Germany also never won the Olympics.
Germany coach Joachim Loew is now. Loew, who replaced Juergen Klinsmann who resigned after the failure at the World Cup 2006 in Germany, combined between young and senior players in the German camp, so he played Oliver Kahn, Jens Lehmann and Michael Ballack who experienced all at once with a number of new entrants in the German national team , like Philipp Lahm, Lukas Podolski, Bastian Schweinsteiger .
German team is known as a specialist team tournament. Although often displays a less convincing performance in the early rounds of the tournament, but Germany will perform increasingly well in the games afterwards. Therefore the German team nicknamed ‘Panzer’.Consistent performance is always shown the German based players a high flying hours, the application of good tactics and good players despite the mental is in the midst of bad.
After a successful World Cup champion in 1954, 1974 and 1990, Germany again favored to win the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. They are determined to win the champion title at the same time be the fourth time World Cup champion.
Germany advanced to the semifinal ascertained after destroying hopes Argentina 4-0 at the Green Point Stadium, Cape Town, Saturday (07/03/2010) evening hrs. Two goals scored by Miroslav Klose, with a goal by Thomas Mueller and the other is Arne Friedrich.
Germany in World Cup 2010
* Germany VS Australia: (4-0) in Durban Stadium Monday, June 14, 2010
* Germany vs. Serbia: (0-1) at Port Elizabeth Stadium Friday, June 18, 2010
* Ghana vs. Germany: (0-1) in the Soccer City Stadium Thursday, June 24, 2010
* Germany vs England: (4-1) in the Free State Stadium.
* Germany vs Argentina (4-0) quarterfinal
My Prediction is 2-1 for Germany’s Victory
Source : Fatamorgana