The Spanish national team defeated its host, Cyprus, by three goals to one, in the match that brought them together on Thursday evening, at the “Tsiriou” Stadium, in the ninth round of the first group, in… Euro 2024 qualifiers.
The Spanish national team started scoring after only 5 minutes, through Barcelona talent Lamine Yamal, after he dribbled past the goalkeeper and Cyprus defenders, and shot it into the goal.
Mikel Oyarzabal added the second goal for the El Matador team in the 22nd minute, and Joselu completed the hat-trick for the Spanish team in the 28th minute of the match.
In the second half, the Cyprus national team succeeded in scoring its only goal in the match, in the 75th minute, through player Kostas Pelias.
In the same group, Scotland tied with its host Georgia, with two goals to match.
Spain strengthened its lead in the first group standings, with 18 points, then Scotland came in second place with 16 points, then Norway came in third, with 10 points.
The Spanish national team qualified for the Euro 2024 finals, after its victory in the last round over the Scotland national team.
The Spanish national team played the match with the following formation:
Defense: Grimaldo, Pau Torres, Normand and Navas.
Midfield: Merino, Zobimendi and Gavi.
Attack: Orizbal, Yamal and Joselu.
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