I always eat the celery first. That initial crunch of vegetable doused in blue cheese dressing prepares me for the heat to come: those ever ubiquitous, sports bar Buffalo wings that even as they sting your mouth and numb your hands are somehow calming before a big game. And it was a big game. Spain … Continue reading The Slow, Painful Death of Spain
2–2: Spain Do Enough Against Morocco
Beautiful at times and grotesque at others, Spain somehow progressed to the Round of 16 on the back of a 2–2 draw against a feisty Morocco that left the Iberians at the top of Group B. The Lions hounded Spain in the opening minutes. Their fervor raised the temperature of the game early on and … Continue reading 2–2: Spain Do Enough Against Morocco
Was Sergi Roberto Robbed?
Although Odriozola has had fewer chances to play in high pressure games given his club and youth, Lopetegui should not have ignored Roberto’s proven track record.