Spain's coach Vicente Del Bosque (L) talks with Spain's goalkeeper Iker Casillas (R) during a training session on June 14, 2014, at CT do Caju in Curitiba ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. AFP PHOTO/ LLUIS GENE
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Since Friday's shock 5-1 World Cup reverse to Group B rivals Netherlands, Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has been bombarded with advice about personnel changes he needs to make before Wednesday's Chile clash.One area where Del Bosque could introduce fresh blood is in central defense, with the versatile Javi Martinez waiting in the wings to replace either Sergio Ramos or Gerard Pique.Martinez could also come in for Xabi Alonso to bolster central midfield, an area Spain normally dominate effortlessly but where they were brutally exposed Friday.Chile forward Esteban Paredes said the South Americans, who began their campaign in Brazil with a labored 3-1 win against Australia in Cuiaba, had been practicing their pressing game before the Spain game in Rio De Janeiro.
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