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Spain constantly changed shape in the match.
There were a number of positional and formational switches throughout the match from the Spanish tonight, although at times some of their choices left them exposed.
At various points La Roja would alternate between a 3-5-2 and a 3-4-3 setup.
There were even a couple of moments in the game when a forward press saw just two Spanish players left back in an ambitious 2-4-4 attacking formation.
Indeed, it was the use of the latter where Spain found themselves almost caught out from their own corner in the 25th minute. Roberto Soldado should've scored, and from the resulting clearance and breakaway Spain were left horribly understaffed in defence.
Players also switched positions at will, with Jordi Alba turning up in the centre forward position for the third goal as a prime example.
Each Spanish player seems to know his role perfectly, and it is perhaps this ingredient that is the hallmark of continued success for Vicente Del Bosque's men.