World Cup 2022: Spain Break Stunning 56 Year Record in Their 7–0 Win Over Costa Rica

World Cup 2022: Spain Break Stunning 56 Year Record in Their 7–0 Win Over Costa Rica

  • Spain on Wednesday night, 23 November, recorded one of the biggest wins in the history of the World Cup
  • The Europeans were superb as they recorded a 7-0 win over Costa Rica in which Torres scored a brace
  • They had 81.3% possession in their 7-0 win against Costa Rica which is the highest since 1966

European giants Spain on Wednesday evening, 23 November, began their campaign in this year's FIFA World Cup in Qatar on an impressive note beating Costa Rica 7-0.

The Spanish players honestly had a good day in office against the North America country who were mesmerized from the start till the end of the epic encounter.

Spain started the match impressively in the first half and it took them only seven minutes to get the breakthrough through Dani Olmo.

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World Cup 2022: Spain break stunning 56 year record in their 7-0 win over Costa Rica. Photo by Youssef Loulidi
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Marco Asensio added the second goal for Spain in the 21st minute before Ferran Torres netted brace in the 31st and 54th minute respectively.

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Gavi, Carlos Soler and Alvaro Morata also got a goal each for Spain to record the massive and biggest World Cup win in their history.

What was the record?

According to the update on ESPN, Spain had 81.3% possession in their 7-0 win against Costa Rica which is the highest in a World Cup match since 1966.

Up next for Spain is an encounter against Germany on Sunday, 27 November, which is expected to be another battle for the two Europeans.

Football fans express same fear

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how football fans across the world were in agreement that Spain is the nation to beat in the World Cup after Luis Enrique’s side’s masterful performance against Costa Rica.

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The Spaniards were simply too good on the day as they completely demolished their South American opponents 7-0 at the Al Thumama Stadium.

Dani Olmo opened the scoring with a superb finish in the 11th minute before Marco Asensio made it 2-0 10 minutes later.

Ferran Torres then made it 3-0 from the penalty spot in the 31st minute to take the game completely away from their opponents, but the 2010 World Champions were not done with scoring.

It was the youngsters who turned the style in the second half as Torres got his second goal in the 54th minute before Gavi put his name in the record books with a stunning volley with 16 minutes of regular time to play.

Source: SportsBrief.com

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