Parksey wrote:The only real exception to this in the past decade and a bit, is Spain's 4-0 demolition of Italy in 2002.
chalkitdown wrote:I love that people are using this as a scapegoat for all the gooseberry fool performances this tournament. Most of these bad matches were by teams that always play in these big tournaments or by teams that would have qualified anyway without the extra spots. What was the excuse for the last poor tournament before this one? You get good years, you get bad ones, that's all there is to it.
Agreed. Don't bring the number of teams down but don't increase them either.