Spain beat Uruguay by 2-1 in Red's debut in the Confederations Cup. The second part against Russia in the semifinals of the Eurocup 2008, the semifinal against Germany in the World Cup 2010 and the final of the last Eurocup against Italy already have company, the first part against the light blue. It was a game show, talent, delivery and good football that could end in a win, but they finally ended in suspense.
And is that the first part was a song to “Beautiful game” so little seen by the Brazilian lares. Under a great Cesc, Spain wiped Tabarez off the map with Pedro's first goal (helped by a bad clearance from Lugano) and then Soldier, to pass a magnificent Fabregas. A 2-0 with which the first half ended but that could have been a scandal having taken advantage of Iniesta's countless arrivals, Alba, Xavi and company.
But nevertheless, relaxation (that evil of which all superior team sins) caused an overconfidence that was about to become a big problem. And is that in the minute 89, A great goal by Luis Suárez from a direct free kick beat Iker Casillas (incredibly starting after seven months without playing) and put fear in the body. Roberto Soldado had the 3-1, but the referee did not see or did not want to see a clear lack. The next rival, Tahiti, the cinderella of the group.