Spain are the reigning European Champions after winning the Euros in 2008, the World Cup in 2010 and then the European Championships again in 2012. This incredible achievement is the result of Spain’s belated success as a football nation. Before 2008, they had only won a solitary Euro Cup. Now they have four major titles. Can they win the Euros three times in a row? Spain, or The Red Fury as they used to be known, were first established as an international team in 1920, and have qualified for 23 out of 34 tournaments since then.

They won their first World Cup in 2010 after an Andres Iniesta strike gave them a late victory against Holland in the final. 

Spain’s first victory was the 1964 European Championships. Spain beat the Soviet Union (now Russia) 2-1 in the final, but they would not win another trophy for 44 years. 

Spain hosted the World Cup in 1982, but suffered a shock defeat to Northern Ireland when a solitary Gerry Armstrong strike was enough to see the minnows triumph 1-0. Watch that amazing moment here:

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Spain couldn’t buy a tournament win when it really mattered  and this run continued when an elbow cost them in 1992, before 2002 saw South Korea eliminate the favored Spaniards. 

Spain, after four decades of waiting,  won the 2008 European Championships in the middle of a 35-game unbeaten run. They won Euro 2012 by thrashing Italy 4-0 in the final. Fernando Torres ran riot over all comers, eventually winning the Golden Boot as the tournament’s highest goal scorer. 

Who Does Spain National Team Play Next

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Spain National Team Game Schedule

Have a look down the road, and find the games that appeal to you most. Do the necessary matchup comparisons and you’ll be prepared to place your bets the second odds are released. 

⚽ World Cup2022
SeasonStatusAwayAway ScoreHome ScoreHome
2022Group Stage - 1Nov 21 - 11:00FTNetherlands20Senegal
2022Group Stage - 1Nov 21 - 08:00FTIran26England
2022Group Stage - 1Nov 20 - 11:00FTEcuador20Qatar
2022Group Stage - 1Nov 22 - 05:00FTSaudi Arabia21Argentina
2022Group Stage - 1Nov 22 - 08:00FTTunisia00Denmark
2022Group Stage - 1Nov 22 - 11:00FTPoland00Mexico
2022Group Stage - 1Nov 23 - 05:00FTCroatia00Morocco
2022Group Stage - 1Nov 23 - 08:00FTJapan21Germany
2022Group Stage - 1Nov 23 - 14:00FTCanada01Belgium
2022Group Stage - 1Nov 24 - 05:00FTCameroon01Switzerland
2022Group Stage - 1Nov 24 - 08:00FTSouth Korea00Uruguay
2022Group Stage - 1Nov 24 - 11:00FTGhana23Portugal
2022Group Stage - 1Nov 24 - 14:00FTSerbia02Brazil
2022Group Stage - 2Nov 25 - 08:00FTSenegal31Qatar
2022Group Stage - 2Nov 25 - 11:00FTEcuador11Netherlands
2022Group Stage - 2Nov 25 - 14:00FTUSA00England
2022Group Stage - 2Nov 26 - 08:00FTSaudi Arabia02Poland
2022Group Stage - 2Nov 26 - 11:00FTDenmark12France
2022Group Stage - 2Nov 26 - 14:00FTMexico02Argentina
2022Group Stage - 2Nov 27 - 08:00FTMorocco20Belgium
2022Group Stage - 2Nov 27 - 11:00FTCanada14Croatia
2022Group Stage - 2Nov 27 - 14:00FTGermany11Spain
2022Group Stage - 2Nov 28 - 05:00FTSerbia33Cameroon
2022Group Stage - 2Nov 28 - 08:00FTGhana32South Korea
2022Group Stage - 2Nov 28 - 11:00FTSwitzerland01Brazil
2022Group Stage - 2Nov 28 - 14:00FTUruguay02Portugal
2022Group Stage - 3Nov 29 - 10:00FTQatar02Netherlands
2022Group Stage - 3Nov 29 - 10:00FTSenegal21Ecuador
2022Group Stage - 3Nov 29 - 14:00FTUSA10Iran
2022Group Stage - 3Nov 30 - 10:00FTFrance01Tunisia
2022Group Stage - 3Nov 30 - 14:00FTArgentina20Poland
2022Group Stage - 3Nov 30 - 14:00FTMexico21Saudi Arabia
2022Group Stage - 3Dec 01 - 10:00FTBelgium00Croatia
2022Group Stage - 3Dec 01 - 10:00FTMorocco21Canada
2022Group Stage - 3Dec 01 - 14:00FTSpain12Japan
2022Group Stage - 3Dec 02 - 10:00FTPortugal12South Korea
2022Group Stage - 3Dec 02 - 10:00FTUruguay20Ghana
2022Group Stage - 3Dec 02 - 14:00FTBrazil01Cameroon
2022Group Stage - 3Dec 02 - 14:00FTSwitzerland32Serbia
2022Group Stage - 1Nov 21 - 14:00FTWales11USA
2022Group Stage - 2Nov 25 - 05:00FTIran20Wales
2022Group Stage - 3Nov 29 - 14:00FTEngland30Wales
2022Group Stage - 1Nov 22 - 14:00FTAustralia14France
2022Group Stage - 1Nov 23 - 11:00FTCosta Rica07Spain
2022Group Stage - 2Nov 26 - 05:00FTAustralia10Tunisia
2022Group Stage - 2Nov 27 - 05:00FTCosta Rica10Japan
2022Group Stage - 3Nov 30 - 10:00FTDenmark01Australia
2022Group Stage - 3Dec 01 - 14:00FTGermany42Costa Rica
2022Round of 16Dec 03 - 10:00FTUSA13Netherlands
2022Round of 16Dec 04 - 14:00FTSenegal03England
2022Round of 16Dec 03 - 14:00FTAustralia12Argentina
2022Round of 16Dec 04 - 10:00FTPoland13France
2022Round of 16Dec 05 - 10:00PENCroatia1 (3)1 (1)Japan
2022Round of 16Dec 06 - 10:00PENSpain0 (0)0 (3)Morocco
2022Round of 16Dec 05 - 14:00FTSouth Korea14Brazil
2022Round of 16Dec 06 - 14:00FTSwitzerland16Portugal
2022Quarter-finalsDec 09 - 14:00PENArgentina2 (4)2 (3)Netherlands
2022Quarter-finalsDec 10 - 14:00FTFrance21England
2022Quarter-finalsDec 09 - 10:00PENBrazil1 (2)1 (4)Croatia
2022Quarter-finalsDec 10 - 10:00FTPortugal01Morocco
2022Semi-finalsDec 13 - 14:00FTCroatia03Argentina
2022Semi-finalsDec 14 - 14:00FTMorocco02France
20223rd Place FinalDec 17 - 10:00FTMorocco12Croatia
2022FinalDec 18 - 10:00PENFrance3 (2)3 (4)Argentina
Last update on May 21, 2024 09:15 PM

Spain National Team Standings Today

We expect Spain to sit atop of the standings no matter the competition. With the skill and experience the Spanish have at their disposal, they’ll be sitting pretty most of the time. 

⚽ World Cup2022
Group A
Group B
Group C
4Saudi Arabia3310235-2LLW
Group D
Group E
4Costa Rica33102311-8LWL
Group F
Group G
Group H
2South Korea43111440WLD
Last update on May 21, 2024 09:15 PM

How To Make Money Betting On Spain National Team

Spain are one of the favorites to win the Euro 2016 Championships. They are the reigning champions of Europe and are currently the sixth-best team, according to FIFA, in the world.  

They have some weaknesses, however. Spain are now extremely vulnerable to pace, and modern football is so focused on pace that having a slower defense can cost you dearly.

The odds for Spain winning the group, -175, aren't enough to run to the bookies. We would also dissuade you from backing them to win the tournament at +500.

They are one of the favorites for highest-scoring team, +600, which we have difficulty recommending, especially as they're playing in an ultra-competitive group that contains Croatia, Turkey and Czech Republic.

Everybody is lining up to beat Spain at Euro 2016, so be brave and follow suit. 

For a recent guide to how they are playing against opponents indicative of the Euro 2016 quality they will face in June (and probably not July) check out the action for their recent friendly against Italy:

Spain made it to Euro 2016 with some terrific performances, albeit against weaker opponents. They scored four great goals in the qualifier against Luxembourg. This is what Spain can do to teams if their creative players are given license to express themselves: