The Spanish youth team, the third youngest national team in Qatar, warned with seven against Costa Rica that they could be more than just quiet favorites at the World Cup.
Bookmakers they are them before starting World Cup placed fifth behind Brazil, Argentina, France and England. But already at last year’s European Championship, when they are in the semi-finals after 11-meters bowed before the Italians, they are showed that they are slowly returning to positions that they are were accustomed to them a decade ago.
World champions from 2010 and the best on the old continent in 2008 and 2012 they are in Russia four years ago, they already reached the round of 16, when they are shots from the white dot were just as fatal for them. Eliminated they are them hosts. A new performance on the biggest stage they are got off to a great start and on Wednesday night with a 7-0 win, they also surpassed the milestone of one hundred goals scored at the World Cup.
“I think so it is such a high victory is a reflection of our game, not that Costa Rica was so bad. We have a strong team and we are on the right track. For sure it is such a performance is good for our self-confidence,” it is said the scorer of the first goal Dani Olmo.
Humble Costa Rica it is far from the quality with which it is in 2014 in Brazil, they shone with first place in a group with Italy, England and Uruguay and a breakthrough to the quarter-finals. Spaniards they are with a motorcycle in the middle of the field Pedri and easily broke through the defense of their rivals, who have quite a few experienced men, with quick passes, but this time they are could only helplessly watch the show of Luis Enrique’s protégés.
This one it is rested a few batsmen in the second half, but that Central Americans it didn’t help in the least, since it is on the green, among other things entered Alvaro Morata, before whom it is got the advantage in the starting line-up Marco Asensio.
“We are hurt and embarrassed, this it is an outcome that no one wants to experience at the World Cup,” it is said the defender Kendall Waston.
Selector Luis Fernando Suarez it is added: “Throughout the match they are had a ball, but we it is we didn’t have and we didn’t attack anything. Played they are an outstanding match, but we were the opposite.”
Costa Rica it is already had problems in the qualifications. Busy it is fourth place behind Canada, Mexico and the USA and won the ticket to Qatar only in the intercontinental qualifications when it is beat New Zealand.