Opposed to a team from Honduras who seemed yet to reach them on paper, the Spaniards were unable to overcome their opponent this Sunday (0-1), in the second match of Group D Olympics, and are thus eliminated from the competition to everyone’s surprise after two defeats in as many matches.
Sensation this Sunday evening at Newcastle. Archi-favorite against a team from Honduras who had surprised everyone against Morocco (1-1) in their first match in the 2012 Olympics, Spain has never been able to return after the opener Early Jerry Bengtson (7th), well served by Roger Espinoza.
An absolute lack of success This is conducted at the Roja score that began the second half of the match. But after the break, that is another problem that confronted them when Juan Mataand others: the lack of success. Four is the number of times that the Spaniards have affected the amount over the last forty-five minutes. After Roger Espinoza (51st),Adrian (55th) and Iker Muniain (68th), it is finally Rodrigo (82) who saw his recovery from head hit the crossbar with a Mendoza heroic Sunday night. The end game then one way, these are waves that tumble Iberian players on the opposing defense.
Gradually, one feels Luis Milla and his troops aware of the consequences of such a result. In vain. Late in the game, the 89th minute it will surely remain on that of the controversy. Rodrigo Velazquez swept into the surface collapses, but the referee did not flinch. Outrageous domination did not so this time paid off. After an incredible number of missed opportunities, Jordi Alba and Javi Martinez, among others, leaving the competition through the back door and now offer a route to the final selection of Brazilian Neymar, which was imposed in 3-1 afternoon against Belarus.