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#Brazinga2014 Netherlands v/s Spain: Team lineups announced

Friday, 13 June 2014 - 11:44pm IST | Place: Mumbai | Agency: dna webdesk

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The Spain squad for their opening match against Netherlands is out. Here is the squad:


Cesar Azpilicueta

Sergio Ramos

Gerard Pique

Jordi Alba

Sergio Busquets

Xabi Alonso

Xavi Hernandez

Andres Iniesta

David Silva

Diego Costa

All eyes will be on this match as it is a replay of the 2010 FIFA World Cup Finals. Deigo Costa will be expected to replicate his impressive club form. The trio of Xabi Alonso, Busquets and Xavi will control the central midfield. Iniesta and David Silva to play down the wings. Ramos-Pique will form a rock solid defence. Azpilicueta and Jordi alba will play as the wing-backs. Iker Casillas, the captain will look forward to repeat the result of 2010 FIFA World Cup finals.

Netherlands have also announced their squad for their opening World Cup match against Spain. The Dutch will be looking forward to avenge the 2010 FIFA World Cup finals loss against Spain. The squad is as follows:



De Vrij

Martins Indi


De Jong


De Guzman



Van Persie

Red Devil Robin Van Persie will lead the Dutch side against the current World No.1 Spain. Sneijder is the main man in the midfielder to provide the ball to Van Persie for getting the goals. Nigel De Jong is selected in the defensive midfield role. Arjen Robben will support Van Persie in the attack.

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