JERUSALEM, Oct. 9, 2017 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (European Qualifiers) : Spain defeated Israel by a score of 1-0 (halftime: 0-0), in a World Cup qualifying game on Monday night at the Teddy Stadium in Jerusalem.
Both teams held off against each other during the first 45 minutes of the game. 0-0 at half time. Everything was decided in the second period with a saving goal by Spanish midfielder Asier Illarramendi in the 76th minute.Spain secured their ticket to the World Cup finals. Israel is eliminated.
Fixtures and Results : Group G
Israel at the World Cup
- 1 appearances (1970)
- 18 participations in the qualifications (first in 1950)
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)