Low tips Spain for world title

SPAIN will lift the World Cup for the first time in their history on Sunday, according to German coach Joachim Low.

Low watched his side beaten 1-0 in the second World Cup semi-final by a powerful second-half header from Spain defender Carles Puyol to set up a World Cup final between the European champions and Holland.

“I am confident they will win the title,” Low said. “Spain are a wonderful team. They are the masters of the game. You can see it in every pass.

“They can hardly be beaten. They are extremely calm and convincing. Spain were better than we were and they deserved to win.”

He added: “In 2008 they won the European Championships in a very convincing way and they have been unchanged over the past two or three years.

“They play in an automatic way. They have put on top performances in all matches they have played and they can beat everyone.”

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