Spain’s ‘tiki-taka’ generation

MOSCOW | Spain’s ‘tiki-taka’ generation is finally done

MOSCOW — Add this to your book of Russian proverbs: He who only passes is passed. Mighty Spain dominated the field at Luzhniki Stadium, dulled the senses with mind-numbing ball movement around the perimeter of the penalty area Sunday. It was the classic “tiki-taka” style that led to a World Cup title in 2010, bookended … Continue reading MOSCOW | Spain’s ‘tiki-taka’ generation is finally done