Spain vs Scotland Match Predictions

Posted by Apabae Ok on Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Spain vs Scotland Live Stream. Spain manager Vicente del Bosque, said he was ready to face Scotland, regardless of any formation that used his opponent's early day at Hampden. He refused to criticize Craig Levein who has used a controversial tactic 4-6-0, as they use when defeat against the Czech Republic in the early hours of last Saturday (9 / 10).

And the former Real Madrid boss insists his players will not face the difficulties of such a negative game. "We are ready to face whatever tactics will be used in Scotland," said Del Bosque.

"At club level, many of our players who are facing such tactics from week after week. We will find a way to face a team that relied on counterattacks and set pieces."

"We have a choice how to play enough to deal with a variety of defensive tactics like that. We have players with different playing styles and characteristics, which is enough to find loopholes of tactics like that."

Scotland assistant coach, Peter Houston had previously been warned that they could have used an ultra-defensive tactics in the next game, but Del Bosque expects his opponent will use a different approach to the game later.

"I think we will see a more attacking Scotland. They're playing at home. They are in front of their own fans and they will be encouraged to attack by their own supporters," he said

Levein claimed Scotland could find a weakness Spain although regarded as a champion of the world's toughest opponent they've ever faced. "They play attractive football. They have players with the technical quality is admirable," said Levein.

"Their results lately and the competition they have won, makes me believe that they probably are the best team ever faced Scotland." "The most important thing for me is we are playing at home, the stadium will be filled."

"Our players have seen how the game of Spain, not only when your opponent is Lithuania, but in their match 5-6. I feel there is a gap that could be our advantage."

"We're playing at home and it is very important the support fans and we'll see what we can do. We want to score goals, we want to get two goals." Levein added: "It's home games and you should always hope you can get points."

"In this group, home games are always very important. This is a game where we have to express themselves and try to win. The principle is simple just like that."

Results 3 Last Match Spain vs Scotland:

3 Sept 2004: Spain 1-1 Scotland
April 27, 1988: Spain 0-0 Scotland
February 27, 1985: Spain 1-0 Scotland

Last 5 Matches Results Spanish:

October 8, 2010 (EQ) Koruna Rep. 1 - Scotland 0
September 7, 2010 (EQ) Scotland 2 - 1 Liechtenstein
September 3, 2010 (EQ) Lithuania 0 - Scotland 0
11 Aug 2010 (Friendly) Sweden 3 - Scotland 0
March 3, 2010 (Friendly) Scotland 1 - Koruna Rep. 0

Last Match Results 5 Scotland:

October 8, 2010 (EQ) Spain 3 - 1 Lithuania
September 7, 2010 (Friendly) Argentina 4 - Spain 1
September 3, 2010 (EQ) Liechtenstein 0 - Spain 4
11 Aug 2010 (Friendly) Mexico 1 - Spain 1
July 11, 2010 (WC10) Netherlands 0 - Spain 1

Team Line Forecast:

Scotland (4-4-2): McGregor, Hutto, Weir, McManus, Whittaker, Naismith, Fletcher, McCulloch, Mackie, Morrison, Miller.
Reserves: Gordon, Gilks, Berra, Broadfoot, Adam, Brown, Caldwell, McEveley, Maloney, S. Fletcher, Iwelumo, Dorrans.

Spain (4-4-2): Casillas, Ramos, Pique, Puyol, Capdevilla, Cazorla, Busquets, Xabi, Iniesta, Villa, Aduriz.
Reserves: Reina, Valdes, Marchena, Monreal, Arbeloa, D. Silva, Hernandez, Bruno, Soriano, Borja Valero, Llorente.

Spain will likely win this game 50% and Scotland with a score of the match Spain 2-1 Scotland. Watch Spain vs Scotland live stream here.


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