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Spain vs Costa Rica, FIFA World Cup 2022: Spain thump Costa Rica 7-0 | Football News

Spain vs Costa Rica, FIFA World Cup 2022: Spain thump Costa Rica 7-0 | Soccer Information

Spain thumped Costa Rica 7-0 in a dominant show of soccer in its opening match on the 2022 FIFA World Cup on Wednesday on the Al Thumama stadium. The Spanish workforce added 4 extra objectives to their tally, piling up the distress on Costa Rica, within the second half of the match. Spain scored by way of Ferran Torres, Gavi, Carlos Soler and Alvaro Morata within the second half, stamping their authority over the Central-American workforce. The Spanish workforce replicated their very good efficiency from the primary half as their opponents didn’t have any reply to their assaults, orchestrated by Sergio Busquets.

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Owing to superior midfield play, Spain was in a position to create extra scoring alternatives than Costa Rica, who merely had been on the defence proper from the start. Speaking concerning the first half, Costa Rica appeared helpless towards Spain within the Group E match on the Al Thumama Stadium with the Spanish workforce main the sport at 3-0 on the finish of the primary half.

The 2010 World Cup champions had been in command of the proceedings towards Costa Rica with objectives from Dani Olmo, Marco Asensio, and Ferran Torres.

Olmo finally scored within the eleventh minute after sending his preliminary effort simply vast within the opening minutes of the primary half. After Keylor Navas managed to get a hand on Jordi Alba’s low cross, Asensio scored to make it 2-0. Spain’s third aim got here from Torres who saved his cool to seek out the again of the web by way of a penalty kick within the thirty first minute. The sport did favour the Spanish workforce as they’re ranked seventh whereas Costa Rica is ranked thirty-first within the FIFA rankings.

Skilled mid-field participant Sergio Busquets referred to as the photographs whereas controlling the ball and forcing areas within the opposition’s defence.

The Spanish workforce dominated proper from the phrase go, sustaining nice possession over the ball. They managed the ball beautifully with their famend brief move enjoying approach, creating gaps and making runs for the Costa Rican field.

Costa Rica appeared to by no means recuperate from the onslaught and saved chasing the ball unable to take any shot on the Spanish goalpost. Spain and Costa Rica have confronted off 3 times since 2010, and Spain has by no means misplaced a match, successful two and drawing one and the identical can be on the playing cards if the latter doesn’t rating rapidly within the second half. The Spanish workforce is making an attempt to neglect their run from the final two World Cups. The workforce couldn’t make it to the knockout stage within the 2014 version, exiting within the group stage. It bought knocked out within the 2018 World Cup within the spherical of 16 phases. Spain will look to neglect the previous horrors and look to show a brand new web page with a comparatively younger aspect within the 2022 World Cup.

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