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Australia v Spain preview

Already eliminated Spain and Australia face each other in Curitiba for their final Group B game (5pm).

Vicente del Bosque's side were knocked out of the World Cup on Wednesday following their 2-0 defeat to Chile and have yet to pick up a point in the tournament.

Following a humiliating exit for the reigning champions, Del Bosque will likely make a number of changes for Monday's game with Pepe Reina and Koke set to replace veteran duo Iker Casillas and Xabi Alonso, while Gerard Pique is doubtful with an abductor problem.

After a dismal campaign, Spanish defender Raul Albiol has dismissed any suggestion that his side are lacking in motivation.

"We are at a World Cup, we may be eliminated but we need to win and take some points so that we are not last in the group," said the former Real Madrid man.

"We are representing our country and these are the last 90 minutes.

"Unfortunately we will be going home afterwards, but the fact it is a World Cup is enough to motivate us."

Australia, who have scored more and conceded less than their Spanish counterparts, were also knocked out of the tournament on Wednesday after a narrow 3-2 defeat to the Netherlands.

Tim Cahill, who scored a superb goal against Louis van Gaal's side, will miss their final game after picking up his second yellow card of the tournament in midweek.

Despite having their early exit confirmed, Cahill believes their game with Spain is 'massive' and that a victory would be a monumental achievement.

"We've got one more game to go and it is not about Tim Cahill," said the New York Red Bulls forward.

"If we beat Spain that will be one of the biggest moments in Australian history."

The Socceroos are the lowest ranked team in Brazil, but captain Mile Jedinak says his side has nothing to fear ahead of their encounter in the Arena de Baixada.

\"It's going to be up to us again to go out there and get something out of the Spanish, and try to force our game on them," he said.

"We've done that in both of those games and although we haven't come away with anything it's time we make that right."