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Spain: 'The first half was a disaster' - Spanish midfielder Ceballos on England clash02:12

Spain: 'The first half was a disaster' - Spanish midfielder Ceballos on England clash

Spain, Seville
October 16, 2018 at 01:26 GMT +00:00 · Published

Spanish national football team midfielder Dani Ceballos admitted that the first half of the match went poorly in his team's UEFA Nations League clash with England in Seville on Monday.

"The first half was a disaster as we didn't start focused in the match. England has been very effective scoring three goals out of three chances, but the team tried to win in the second half and we were trying until the end, and it has been a pity because there was a tackle that was very important for us, the penalty, that could have changed the match", said Ceballos.

His teammate Marcos Alonso chimed in to place some blame on the refereeing, commenting "we did a great second half but it was hard and the ref didn't help out."

England beat Spain 3-2 with all of three of their goals coming in the first 40 minutes of the game. This defeat ends Spain's 15-year unbeaten run on home soil.

Spain: 'The first half was a disaster' - Spanish midfielder Ceballos on England clash02:12
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Spanish national football team midfielder Dani Ceballos admitted that the first half of the match went poorly in his team's UEFA Nations League clash with England in Seville on Monday.

"The first half was a disaster as we didn't start focused in the match. England has been very effective scoring three goals out of three chances, but the team tried to win in the second half and we were trying until the end, and it has been a pity because there was a tackle that was very important for us, the penalty, that could have changed the match", said Ceballos.

His teammate Marcos Alonso chimed in to place some blame on the refereeing, commenting "we did a great second half but it was hard and the ref didn't help out."

England beat Spain 3-2 with all of three of their goals coming in the first 40 minutes of the game. This defeat ends Spain's 15-year unbeaten run on home soil.

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