Nuevo Carlos Tartiere - Oviedo 05/09/2015 - 20:45CET (20:45 local timelocal)

Qualifying round - Group C

Spain - Slovakia
2-0
 

Spain - Slovakia 2-0 - 05/09/2015 - Match page - UEFA EURO 2016

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Scintillating Spain avenge Slovakia defeat

Published: Saturday 5 September 2015, 22.00CET
Scintillating Spain avenge Slovakia defeat 
Highlights: Spain 2-0 Slovakia ©Getty Images

  • Jordi Alba's sixth La Roja goal sets Spain on their way to Group C leadership
  • Iker Casillas marks 100th appearance as captain with two fine saves
  • Slovakia concede twice in a match for the first time in two years
  • Diego Costa's goal drought for Spain continues but he wins penalty for his side's second
  • Next games: FYR Macedonia v Spain, Slovakia v Ukraine (8 September)

Spain surged to the top of UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying Group C with a convincing 2-0 win over previous leaders Slovakia, Jordi Alba and Andrés Iniesta scoring on a sparkling night of football in Oviedo.

 

Standings

 

Match statistics

Spain
Slovakia

2

Goals scored

0

75

Possession (%)

25

17

Total attempts

5

3

on target

2

9

off target

3

5

blocked

0

0

against woodwork

0

9

Corners

3

2

Offsides

2

0

Yellow cards

2

0

Red Cards

0

6

Fouls committed

8

8

Fouls suffered

6

918

Passes

218

863

completed

173

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    A routine win for Spain sees them replace Slovakia at the top of Group C after goals from Jordi Alba and Andrés Iniesta sent them on their way.
  • Substitution
    85
    Koke (in) - Iniesta (out) (Spain)
  • Yellow Card
    83
    Tesák (Slovakia) is shown a yellow card.
  • Substitution
    75
    Paco Alcácer (in) - Diego Costa (out) (Spain)
  • Substitution
    73
    Sabo (in) - Hrošovský (out) (Slovakia)

See also

  • SSI Err
  • Slovakia

    Next match played UEFA EURO: v Ukraine, 08 September 2015, 0-0