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La Furia is back, and after winning a few competitions in the international stage in the past cycle, they couldn't look more poised for another win to perpetuate their domination. I'm sure that David Villa's absence will be felt in the group, but the players selected are more than capable of filling that role and then some.
The real interesting thing about Spain is that it follows the pattern of all Vicente del Bosque teams. In Real Madrid, Fenerbahçe and Spain, Del Bosque is handed superstars, who he makes play a possession game, waiting for an opening in the opponent's defense.
It is my opinion that the whole allure of this type of game is dwindling slowly. Why? Barcelona without Alexis Sanches and Messi would be a boring team to watch as Busquets, Xavi, Iniesta and Fàbregas would keep the ball for the majority of the game only trading passes among themselves.
Take away Busquets and insert Xabi Alonso, and this is what happens when Spain plays without Villa. Frankly, I'm bored.
This is why Spain reminds me of the world's largest band today, U2. Both are dominating the world right now and seem to defend good styles, but the truth is that many are bored with their style.