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World Cup - Round of 16 - Spain vs Russia

Media blast 'walking' Spain after shock World Cup exit

Spain's media flayed the team's unimaginative style after their shock World Cup elimination by their lowly ranked hosts Russia but federation president Luis Rubiales escaped the bulk of criticism despite the abrupt sacking of coach Julen Lopetegui.

World Cup - Round of 16 - Spain vs Russia

Spain back to dark ages after World Cup debacle

Spain arrived at the World Cup convinced they were ready to rule world football again but Sunday's defeat to Russia in the last 16 has set the 2010 champions back a decade and brought an end to a glorious generation.