World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Spain beats Liechtenstein 8-0

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LEóN, Sep. 5, 2016 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (European Qualifiers) : Spain defeated Liechtenstein by a big score of 8-0 (halftime: 1-0), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Monday night at the Estadio Reino de León.

Diego Costa,David Silva and Álvaro Morata scored dual goals

Spain dominated the first half thanks to a goal scored by forward Diego Costa in the 10th minute. Leading 1-0 at the break, the Spaniards further widened their lead in the second period by scoring many times (Roberto '55, Silva '59, '90, Vitolo '60, Costa '66 and Morata '82, '83).

The result put the Spaniard top of Group G with 3 points. In their next game, Spain will meet second-placed Italy at the Estadio Reino de León on October 6, while Liechtenstein will face Albania.

Fixtures and Results : Group G

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Overview

Spain at the World Cup

  • 1 title (2010)
  • 14 appearances (first in 1934)
  • 19 participations in the qualifications (first in 1934)
  • Statistics: Champions (2010) Fourth Place (1950)

Liechtenstein at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 6 participations in the qualifications (first in 1998)
2018 World Cup Poster
Spain
8:0
Liechtenstein
8:0 (1:0)
  • 5 September 2016
  • 20:45
  • León

Group G

TeamPts
Spain3
Italy3
Albania0
Macedonia0
Israel0
Liechtenstein0

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