This could be a trap match for Spain. Russia was automatically included in the World Cup as the host country and lost mightily to Uruguay, the only knockout round caliber team in their group. And Spain had a pedestrian group stage.
But Spain lost to an underachieving auto-included home team in the knockout rounds with South Korea in 2002.
Swing by for Sunday brunch and watch the drama unfold. New York Beer Company has all of your brunch faves and featuring World Cup beer specials from Carlsberg, Heineken & Corona.
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