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(World Cup) Spain won't fall apart: Del Bosque
(06-19 18:51)

Vicente del Bosque will not be rushed into a decision over his future as coach of Spain after their World Cup reign ended in a humiliating first round exit.
Wednesday's 2-0 defeat to Chile at Rio's Maracana, which followed a 5-1 rout at the hands of the Netherlands, sealed the fate of Spain who were chasing a fourth successive title to add to their 2010 World Cup and 2008 and 2012 European championships.
"This is not the time to reflect on my future,'' said del Bosque who insisted that Spain, having grown so used to triumph, now had to learn from adversity.
"When something negative comes out of such an important competition then of course there are consequences. I don't want to go into an analysis right now -- there will be plenty of time for that.
"We have players and a federation who are very consolidated -- we are not falling apart. We will take the time to do what is best for Spanish football -- and I include myself there,'' he insisted.
"We must not make snap decisions on the basis of what has happened here. We played two games and were not able to overcome our rivals -- Holland and Chile were better than us on the day.'' --AFP   
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