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ALFREDO RELAÑO

Spain off to a good start

AS editor Alfredo Relaño analyses Spain's 2-1 victory over Norway at Mestalla in the European Qualifiers.

Alfredo Relaño

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England punish Spain's over-confidence

Too much confidence can be a mortal sin in the game of football. Spain took to the pitch in Seville with such an air of superiority so much so that England were 0-3 ahead at the interval.

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Four-goals-a-game Luis Enrique

Alfredo Relaño praises the early goal glut brought to the Spanish national team by new manager Luis Enrique after the friendly win over Wales.

Alfredo Relaño

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Spain thrashed Croatia

After the disaster at the World Cup Spain are smiling again under new coach Luis Enrique. On Tuesday night they beat Croatia 6-0 in the Uefa Nations League.

Alfredo Relaño

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Mariano's signing earns Lopetegui respect

All's well that ends well. Mariano's return to Madrid was made official yesterday, a good signing in my view because it satisifies Lopetegui's search for a striker.

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Lopetegui, Rodrigo, Madrid and Valencia

As yet another day goes by without any moves made by Real Madrid in the transfer market, Valencia’s concern will be growing over whether Florentino decides to swoop late for Rodrigo.

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