David Silva

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Spain’s passing style has become debased

Spain’s Tiqui-taca high-possession passing brand of football was never intended to be like this - the drawn-out, overbaked version we saw of it in Moscow on ...

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Spain are the bookies' favourites!

We're not without reasons to see our glass as half full. Spain have topped a group also containing Portugal, the reigning European champions...

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Spain get through, playing Russian roulette

AS editor Alfredo Relaño analyses Spain's game against Morocco, which saw Spain top their group by a pure mirable and head into the last 16 of the World Cup 2018 to play Russia.

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Diego Costa, Rodrigo, Iago Aspas…

AS editor Alfredo Relaño looks at the decision Spain coach Julen Lopetegui needs to take regarding who plays up front for Spain at the World Cup in Russia.

Alfredo Relaño