Confederations Cup review

Del Bosque faced with challenge ahead of 2010

June 29, 2009
By Eduardo Alvarez
Spain's third-place finish in the recently finished Confederations Cup deserves an analysis beyond the shallow "we only lost one match in the competition, we'll be fine for the World Cup" that most Spanish media displayed on Monday, after Spain narrowly defeated South Africa 3-2 on Sunday. This meaningless, almost depressing match put a fitting end to Spain's participation in the tournament, closing a well below-par performance by La FĂșria that raised more questions than answers in their preparation ...

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