A catastrophic number for the Spanish national team since winning the 2010 title.. Morocco exacerbates the "Matador" crisis

The Spain national team leaves the 2022 World Cup after bidding farewell to the tournament in the final price round, after falling to its Moroccan counterpart on penalties, to repeat the same scenario as Russia 2018, which it also bid farewell to in the same way in front of the owners of the land.

And Spain succeeded in achieving only one victory during the tournament against Costa Rica 7-0 in the largest victory in its history, to continue its weak run in the World Cup since winning its title for the first time in South Africa 2010, as it achieved only three victories since then.

Spain's victories have come since that magical night in Johannesburg, when Andres Iniesta scored the winning goal in the final against the Netherlands to crown its only title, over modest teams according to FIFA classification.

Spain was the worst defending team in Brazil 2014, which Germany later crowned at the expense of Argentina in the final.

And under the leadership of Vicente del Bosque, who led the team to crown the World Cup and European Championships 2012, Spain was eliminated early from the group stage after losing to the Netherlands and Chile, before beating Australia 3-0, but it was not enough to qualify for the round of sixteen.

Four years later, in Russia 2018, Spain entered the tournament in a shaky position after the decision to sack the coach at the time, Julen Lopetegui, hours before playing its first match, and temporarily bet on Fernando Hierro.

The "La Roja" national team left the championship after a single victory over Iran 1-0 and a draw against Portugal and Morocco, to set a date in the final price with Russia, which ended with a goal for the same before the penalty kicks favored the home owners.

And again, under the leadership of Luis Enrique, Spain was unable to continue the campaign in Qatar 2022, as it won only once over Costa Rica 7-0, and then tied with Germany 0-0 before losing to Japan 1-2 and paying the price dearly in the final price against Morocco. After a 0-0 draw and then a 0-3 penalty shootout loss.

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