Spain vs Holland:Match Preview:world cup 2014

holland va  spain


Venue:     Arena Forte Nova, Salvador
Kick-off:  (4pm, Brazil time)
Referee:  Nicola Rizzoli, Italy

Managers :

Vicente Del Bosque (Spain)
Louis van Gaal (Holland)

Head-to-head record: 

Played 9 Spain Wins 4 Draws 1 Losses 4

Team news:

 Spain and Holland played out one of the most disappointing World Cup finals in history four years ago. They get a chance to make amends right away in Brazil. In one of the quirks of the draw for Brazil, Spain opens the defense of its title against the country it beat in the championship decider in Johannesburg four years ago. But while Vicente Del Bosque's team has stuck to its attacking philosophy, Holland coach Louis van Gaal is packing hisdefense and hoping one of his three star forwards, Robin van Persie, Arjen Robben or Wesley Sneijder, can snatch a goal on the counterattack in their Group B opener at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador.

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