Spain defend by keeping the ball. Spain do not play the contested ball. Spain do not shoot unless they have a very good chance of scoring the goal.“What makes the Spanish national football team so dominant right now?” Moneyball comes to soccer, yielding extremely conservative play. Spain’s recent wins have usually been 1-0 - but they count.
[Financial programmer Josh] Levine agreed only to be interviewed by email, providing minute details that were heavier on info than insight - every residence during his youth, a catalog of friends (‘age 11-15: no friends’), the location of his parents (‘my Mom is buried at New Monefiore Cemetery, a few exits out on the Long Island Expressway’)From a 1999 Wired article. I’ve been in email contact with Levine. He’s a really cool person.