Spain coach Luis Enrique offered his players an unusual job after a penalty shootout defeat to Italy at last year's European Championship.

Spain hopes to avoid a shootout against Morocco in the round of 16 on Tuesday, but if it occurs, they're ready.

At the 2018 World Cup, host Russia eliminated Spain in a penalty shootout.

Not just luck. The pressure is greatest. Luis Enrique stated, "You take penalties better if you practice for it regularly."

Group E runners-up Spain will play Group F winner Morocco.

Spain's second-place group performance was surprising.

Japan overcame Germany and Spain to win the group stage.

Spain wants to win Group E after Japan lost to Croatia in penalty shootouts.

Morocco, who have never reached the quarterfinals, will be anxious to extend their fairytale 2022 trip.

England defeated Senegal, the other African team in the Round of 16. 3-0