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2022 World Cup: Spain Lost Deliberately To Avoid Brazil –Sanchez

2022 World Cup: Spain Lost Deliberately To Avoid Brazil –Sanchez

Mexico football legend, Hugo Sanchez, has accused Spain of losing deliberately to Japan in a bid to avoid Brazil in the quarter final of the 2022 World Cup.

Recall that Spain lost 2-1 to Japan in their final group game on Thursday.

They will now play Morocco in the Round of 16.

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Should they beat the North Africans, Spain are likely to meet Portugal in the quarter-finals, dodging a possible clash with Brazil.

However, Sanchez in a chat ESPN, said that the Spanish team loss to Japan intentionally.

Sanchez was asked by ESPN: “You are assuring me that Spain looked for this result to avoid Brazil?’

And he replied: “I assure you. I was not there and I’m not in the mind of Luis Enrique but he had thought about what was the best way to avoid playing Brazil in the quarter-finals.

“Yes there is a risk but it’s a risk worth taking. It’s not that they fear Brazil but they respect them.”

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