Spain at the 2014 World Cup

Background

Spain, the 2010 World Cup Champions, arrived at the 2014 World Cup with an Elo Ratings of 2086 points (ranked 2).

Spain was ranked first in the FIFA Rankings with 1485 points.

Spain were in Group B for the Group Stages of the World Cup.

This post looks at some data from the first two group games. Spain defeated Australia 3-0 in the final Group game.

Game One: Netherlands

From the FIFA record of the game (Spain defeated 5-1)

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Infostrada’s Momentum Wave of the game:

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 Game 2:  Chile

From the FIFA record of the game (Spain defeated 2-0)

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In Summary

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