2014 Football World Cup. Spain vs Chile. Preview & Free Tips. 18/06/2014.

World Cup 2014 Tips

Spain meet Chile today at the 2014 World Cup, at the Maracanã – Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho in Rio De Janeiro.

Form

Historically, the two sides have met 10 times, with Spain winning 8 and there being 2 played out draws.

Spain’s last match was an extremely surprising 5-1 lost to the Netherlands in the first round of this tournament.

Chile defeated Australia 3-1 in their first game, in which the match was closer then indicated by the scoreline.

Injuries & Suspensions

Spanish and Manchester United goal keeper David De Gea has a serious leg injury which sees him in doubt for the rest of the group stage. Chilean midfielder Arturo Vidal recovering from a knee injury, but is expected to play.

Prediction & Tip

All eyes will be on Spain to see if they can recover from their shock 5-1 thumping inflicted by the Netherlands. Chile are a good side, and will trouble the Spanish, though we are expecting the current World Champions to rebound and take the win. Ladbrokes are offering 17/2 for a 2-1 Spanish victory, which is where we will be putting our money.