In this blog we will be taking a comprehensive look at the Spain national football team and their chances of winning yet another FIFA World Cup. Are you a supporter of the Spain football team? Check out betting tips and odds at LV BET Sportsbook and place your bets on your favourite team.
Spain national team will be pushing towards their second FIFA World Cup title in Qatar as they assemble another generation of players who are capable of conquering the world of football. Their success at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa was the first final in which the Spain national team played in, as in previous appearances they only managed to reach the quarter-finals.
Read on to learn more about:
- Spain’s football team FIFA World Cup history
- Spain’s road to Qatar
- Spain squad
- LV BET betting tips on Spain
Spain at the FIFA World Cup
Spain national football team is one of the most present in the World Cup finals, with 16 appearances out of the possible 22. Spanish football has produced some of the best footballing stories in recent years. The success in the 2010 FIFA World Cup was a testament to the hard work that the Spanish national team had put into assembling the best team possible.
The only time that the Spain national team managed to get close to a final was back in 1950 when they came in fourth winning three of their six matches played. The following years for the Spanish national team weren’t the best as they appeared in the 1962, 1966 and 1978 FIFA World Cups and got eliminated at the Group stages in all mentioned years.
Spain’s successes and failures at the previous FIFA World Cup
The great success for the Spain national football team will undoubtedly be in 2010 when they qualified for the World Cup, winning all 10 games and conceding just five in the process. The only loss they suffered was the first group stage fixture against Switzerland. As the team progressed to the knockout stage, a single goal from David Villa in both matches against Portugal and Paraguay secured their place in the semi-final against Germany. It was yet another 1-0 victory for the Spain squad as Puyol scored. The final was played against the Netherlands, the game was tight, and most of the chances fell at the feet of the Dutch team, but they faced an inspired Iker Casillas between the sticks. In extra time, Iniesta latched on through a cross and volleyed home one of the most iconic goals in World Cup history.
The success in 2010 came after years of disappointing appearances in the World Cup, with most of the eliminations coming in the Group stage or the Round of 16. Like many other reigning world champions, 2014 was a difficult campaign for the Spain national team. They lost the opening match 5-1 against the Netherlands and another defeat against Chile. In the last fixture, they managed to beat Australia 3-0, but it was too little too late for the team to claw themselves out of the group stages.
Spain’s road to the Qatar 2022 World Cup
Spain secured their ticket to the Qatar FIFA World Cup by topping Group B in the European qualification. The group consisted of Sweden, Greece, Georgia and Kosovo.
In the eight matches played, Spain managed to win six, draw one and lose one. The Spain national team managed to score 15 goals and conceded just five in the process.
Who will Spain play against at the Qatar 2022 World Cup?
Spain national football team will be competing in Group E, consisting of Germany, Japan and the winner of the playoff between Costa Rica and New Zealand.
The favourites to win the Group are Germany, followed closely by Spain. It will surely be one of the most competitive groups in the FIFA World Cup in Qatar, with two great nations having great ambitions to claim glory next November.
The fixtures for the Spain National team are as follows:
- Costa Rica / New Zealand vs Spain 23 November 2022 17:00 AI Thumama Stadium
- Spain vs Germany 27 November 2022 20:00 AI Bayt Stadium
- Japan vs Spain 1st December 2022 20:00 Khalifa International Stadium
Spain squad for the World Cup in Qatar
The Spain national football team players have one of the most promising talents with the likes of Gavi and Ansu Fati in their ranks. Within their team, Spain have great experience in decisive situations, such as Sergio Busquets, Carvajal, Thiago and Morata in the attack.
Players such as Carlos Soler, Dani Olmo and Ferran Torres have shown what they are capable of on a club level and are yet to transform that form on the International level. Ferran Torres secured his move to Barcelone but has not enjoyed the best of time after joining in from Manchester City. Dani Olmo featured in most games in the last UEFA Euro competition but did not have the impact desired.
The coach for the Spain national team will be Luis Enrique, who previously managed Barcelona and is widely considered to be one of the best managers in the world.
Where to see FIFA World Cup 2022 matches in Spain?
All around Spain, there will be places where you can enjoy a nice meal whilst watching the Spain National team in action. Kick-off times will vary depending on the fixture, but all will be played in the late or early afternoon.
You will be able to watch all the action unfold in all FIFA World Cup license holders as well as bars and restaurants that own the rights to show the matches.
For more information, please visit the official FIFA website here.
Qatar FIFA World Cup 2022 tickets — prices, sale dates and tournament stages
For more information regarding ticket sales and accessibility tickets, please visit the official website here.
All tickets are sold in Qatari riyal (QAR) to both residents of Qatar and International fans.
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Betting tips and odds on Spain National team
Bets on the Spain National Football team at LV BET
At LV BET, we have a wide array of betting options. You are able to place your bets on the stage of elimination for the Spain national team. You are also able to bet if the team reaches the World Cup final or not.