Del Bosque Rings Changes For Dethroned Spain - Yahoo Sports

August 30, 2014

Others such as clicking here Bayern Munich's Javi Martinez and Barcelona's Gerard Pique are out injured. "We made the list taking into account this poor performance (in Brazil)," del Bosque told a press conference. "There was of course a generation that brought us much success and in some cases it was necessary to renew," he said. "But I don't think it has left its mark and that we should change the way we act in the future," he added, suggesting that "La Roja" plan to stay true to their style of play. In fact, the backbone of the team remains the players who led Spain to a Euro-World Cup-Euro triple between 2008 and 2012 -- with Iker Casillas, 33, remaining as captain despite his shortcomings in Brazil. "It's a team for now with a view to two years down the line," explained del Bosque. To bring in new blood, del Bosque has mixed young visit this page players already known to the national side such as Marc Bartra, 23, Dani Carvajal, 22, Isco, 22, and Ander Iturraspe, 25, and older players who have never been given their chance.

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