On paper it was supposed to be a walk in the park for Spain. Spain looked like the team of old that everyone feared in the opening 10 minutes against Croatia. But if you had to pick one player that would lose Spain the game, it would be Sergio Ramos. And he delivered.
Spain’s win last Friday meant it became the first team ever to achieve an undefeated 14-match run in the European Finals. “Blame it” on Andrés Iniesta who, from the outset, controlled the game
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The calamitous match was the ultimate in “siniestro español” , so a Spanish daily said.