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Spain destroys Germany

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Spain join the Netherlands in the 2010 World Cup Final after completely destroying a lost German side.

From the start of the game, the Spanish side took control of the ball and provided almost all the action while Germany could only defend and play the long ball. It looked nothing like the German side that faced Argentina and England. Puyol scored on a set piece, in what seemed like the least likely way the Spaniards were going to score.

Puyol mistake gives Switzerland a goal

Spain dominated possesion and pretty much every statistic except balls in the back in the net. A freak counterattack by the Swiss ended with Fernandes scoring after Puyol screws up and Iker doesn’t clean up his mess.

Puyol screws it up

Capdevilla should have been close, but c’mon Puyol, you’re supposed to be a world class defender. He’s out of position, goes for the tackle and misses. Pique muffs it up and then Iker comes out (late) and doesnt clear. The ball bounces around and Fernandes sticks it in.

The Swiss defense did not have holes like their cheese and they end up taking a huge step towards moving into the next round.