Del Bosque not satisfied with Spain's 2-0 win

13:51, June 22, 2010      

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Spain's Xavi (R) vies with Honduras's Wilson Palacios during the 2010 World Cup group H soccer match at Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, June 21, 2010. (Xinhua/Wang Yuguo)

Spain's coach Vicente Del Bosque saw plenty of room for improvement from his side as they gained their first World Cup points with a 2-0 win over Honduras on Monday.

Striker David Villa scored a goal in each half and missed a penalty in the second half as the European champions recovered from a 1-0 defeat to Switzerland in their opening Group H match.

Del Bosque welcomed the points but did not believe his side were anywhere near their best.

"We certainly paved the way for the third group match against Chile, but this hasn't been a great match, we had glorious opportunities, many opportunities, we should have won the game by more goals so I'm not entirely satisfied," he said.

Del Bosque was impressed with how Honduras had approached the match and said: "They were daring, not terribly defensive, although we did expect that after the match against Chile. They have come right up to our goal. I know this team very well, they have great players like Wilson Palacios, Amado Guevara, Valladares - the spine of this team is very good."

Spain will aim to join Chile on six points by beating Marcelo Bielsa's side in their final group game, while Honduras' only hope is to beat Switzerland and hope for a heavy Spain defeat.

Source:Xinhua

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