Spain v Turkey, 17th June, 8pm

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Spain made hard work of the Czech Republic, but got past them in the end. More of the same against Turkey?

All match discussion in here please.
 

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Tiki taka snorefest.

Hopefully an early goal might liven things up, otherwise it will be very similar to the Czech game, slow patient attack v packed defence.
 

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Morata starts again. Don't think he's up to much. £40mill for him? Ha! (Hat trick incoming!).

With Xavi retired it's on the pundits to salivate about Iniesta. A man who has looked well into his forties since he was 21.
 

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Busquets successfully cons another referee into thinking he's been smashed in the face with a brick, when in fact all he got was a flat palm to the upper chest. There aren't many players I truly despise, but he is one of them.
 

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De Gea must get bored as fuck playing for Spain given all the action he got at Utd.
 

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Yeah so desperatly wish he was crap, but great player.

This Spanish side is still on paper amazing, from defence up to the attack. However much like the Germans and possibly even the French, they've struggled for fluidity goinging forward and in finding space against the teams sitting back.
 

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Well shows what I know. Spain have looked very good so far, playing with good tempo and getting plenty of bodies forward and in behind the opposition defence.

It's much more entertaining than what I'd previously seen from the Spain in recent years.
 

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Nuri Sahin. Man, I remember his being loaned to Liverpool from Real Madrid. Stars fallen a bit in the last few years.
 

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yes, it's not been a good tournament so far. a lot of negative teams.
 

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Spain effectively declared after the third goal. Could have scored as many as they wanted.
 

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The perfect night for Spain, now they can sit back and rest the players in the final game and draw it out which would also suit Croatia.
 

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Spain were excellent but Turkey were disgraceful after going 1 down, just seemed to throw the towel in, stopped closing down as much and allowed Spain to do whatever they want. Can't see Turkey making it through now, I think the Czechs will have too much fight for them in the final game, also how bad are Turkish fans? Booing your best player. :lol:
 

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