Spain arrive in Salvador for Netherlands tie

Spain arrive in Salvador for Netherlands tie

Spain arrive in Salvador for Netherlands tie

Defending champions Spain arrived here Thursday in readiness for their World Cup opener against 2010 runners-up the Netherlands, Friday.

The two teams' clash is a rematch of the 2010 World Cup final in South Africa where Spain grabbed a 1-0 victory with a goal from Andres Iniesta four minutes from the end of extra time, reports EFE. 

The Spanish team arrived in Salvador from Curitiba where they had a brief training camp.

The players rested after arriving in Salvador where they will train before holding a press conference with the presence of goalkeeper, Iker Casillas, midfielder, Xavi Hernandez, and coach, Vicente del Bosque. Spain are in Group B along with Chile, the Netherlands, and Australia.