2010 FIFA World Cup: Five Reasons Spain Lost To Switzerland

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2010 FIFA World Cup: Five Reasons Spain Lost To Switzerland

You don't need to be in Spain to comprehend quite how shocked the Spanish are over their team's shocking disappointment against Switzerland yesterday.

Following their bitter 1-0 defeat at the hands of the Swiss, the Spanish press have been quick to lament La Furia Roja's epic failure in Durban.

Many of the newspapers have written how Spain were too "baroque", too elaborate in their play for their own good, before reminding the public that this is "Spain's worst start to a World Cup since 1998."

Daily newspaper El Mundo was also quick to remind La Selección that over 10 million Spaniards were watching the spectuculat defeat in South Africa.

It seems that today, the word "derrota," meaning defeat, is the most common word in Spain.

Now headlines across the web are wondering: Why did Spain lose?

According to la prensa española (the spanish press), here are five reasons why Spain lost 1-0 to Switzerland in their opening Group H match of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

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