World Cup 2022: Spain’s half-hour masterclass against Costa Rica – Analysis

It has been the best 90 minutes of the World Cup by a team and especially the first 30. Spain’s 7-0 victory over Costa Rica.

We must highlight Pedri’s ball control, Busquets’ recovery and Asensio playing between the lines.

In the 1st half Spain broke the record for most passes in a single half in the history of the World Cup.

System of play


Tactical Analysis



Marco Asensio


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