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<p>&nbsp;&nbsp;They never looked to park the bus. The Valencia forward kept his head while Spain were losing theirs and neatly sidestepped Iker Casillas before sliding it home.Alonso attempted <a href="">messi soccer cleats</a> to make amends but blasted high and wide from Diego Costa's lay-off, before the naturalised Brazilian striker scuffed a shot into the turf and side-netting as Spain's frustrations increased.Two minutes before half-time and Spain's looming crisis became a fully-fledged disaster.Casillas, heavily criticised after the Holland debacle and fortunate to keep his place, did himself no favours with a fairly pathetic double-handed fist at Sanchez's gentle free-kick and the ball dropped to Aranguiz who controlled it and then toe-poked back past the sorry keeper to make it 2-0.Another bad miss from Costa, who was mercilessly taunted by the Chile fans, was followed by Jordi Alba spraying his shot wide as desperation set in for Spain in the second half.Chile then turned rather wasteful, failing to kill off the game completely with Vargas shooting straight at Casillas, Mauricio Isla scooping over at full-stretch and Sanchez dallying too long when in space.Del Bosque sent on Fernando Torres and Santi Cazorla to try a last-ditch rescue attempt and the Arsenal midfielder came close to scoring, denied by a sprawling save low to his right by Bravo with 10 minutes left.Bravo was bravura to the last with more top-class saves, notably from Cazorla's free-kick.Spain looked like broken men. Loyalty to certain players and the key introduction of another brought about the end of this particular era.A team built on quick passing, ball retention, tigerish tackling and high-energy pressing were beaten at their own game by a Chile side that dominated physically and, just as importantly, took their chances when they came.VIEW FROM <a href="">cheap soccer shoes</a> SPAINPilar Suarez | Goal SpainNobody wanted to believe that Spain would eventually lose.The team that have won everything in recent years have been eliminated and humiliated by two clearly superior teams.The style, the identity and the passion of Spain seems to be missing. But, because Casillas was not getting enough playing time with Real Madrid, he was handed a start in every single friendly, leaving no space to test David de Gea or Pepe Reina (a player who openly admits he never expects to play).De Gea's recent injury meant that there was no realistic alternative to Casillas. Tim Cahill has netted three goals in his past three World Cup games. His header made it 3-0, and he added a tap-in fourth goal. Cristian Rodriguez is a dynamic and dangerous winger, but neither of Uruguay's central midfield players have the creativity to cause England problems in the way that Andrea Pirlo did in Manaus.Uruguay rely heavily on their attacking brilliance. The superstar striker and longtime face of the Indomitable Lions tweeted Monday that the knee injury that slowed him against El Tri would prevent him from participating Wednesday.But it was still hard to see one of the best African players of all time sit there and glumly watch as his country was <a href="">soccer shoes for sale</a> taken to the woodshed. Tabarez's side have not come from behind to win a World Cup match since 1966. Yes, they'll need to beat El Tri to advance, but so far the team has looked up to any challenge. </p>

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