Big surprise! Spain lost to South Africa

November 20, 2013 · Filed Under Sports News · Comments Off 

Spain returned to the city where won the 2010 World Cup, but suffered a surprising defeat, at the land of South Africa, final score 1-0. The only goal of the friendly match was scored by Parker in the 56th minute, assisted by Mokotjo.

Although an the field were stars like Iker Casillas, Sergio Ramos, Iniesta, Xabi Alonso, David Villa and Pedro, the national team led by Vicente del Bosque was shocked by Africans, who had also enough chances to increase difference.

After the success of Parker, the Spaniards missed numerous scoring opportunities by Iniesta (60 and 73), Negredo (63 and 70), Cazorla (90) and Albiol (90 +1). It is no less true that goalkeeper Reina, entered during the game, rejected two goals as done in minutes 84 and 86. Read more