"The match was extremely intense," Spain coach Vicente del Bosque said. "In the second half, we were better than Portugal. We had greater depth in our play, and we controlled the game very well."
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"He's at the top of his form," coach Vicente del Bosque said. "He's first to the ball every time. Villa had that hunger for the goal that allowed him to convert."
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