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“Argentina handed Spain only their third defeat since 2006 after putting the reigning world and European champions to the sword with a 4-1 scoreline in Tuesday’s international at the Monumental stadium in Buenos Aires.

Argentina coach Batista said that the emphatic win proved that Argentina had put the crushing loss to Germany behind them. “We were sent packing from South Africa, but we could just as well have won the World Cup,” he said. “If Spain this evening did not look like the side that won the World Cup, then the way Argentina played had a lot to do with that. We played the way we wanted to play.”

Del Bosque said that there was no shame for Spain in losing to Argentina. “We lost with dignity and never gave up trying,” he said. “Argentina were very fast up front, they move well and it was normal that they controlled the game. They hardly left us any room to play in.”” FIFA

The first paragraph is about the victory of Argentina over Spain, and where the game was held.

The second paragraph is about the coach’s opinion about the way argentina played.

The final paragraph talks about how spain felt towards their loss.

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