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Spain whitewash Liechtenstein 4-0

09-04-2010 11:12 BJT

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Hello and welcome we begin with soccer from Spain, and the defending world champions have a lot to live up to. The Spanish national team began the defense of its European Championship title against Liechtenstein in Vaduz.

A familiar face gave Spain the breakthrough first goal of the match. Fernando Torres scored on a fantastic finish 18 minutes in. 1-0 for Spain.

The Euro Champs followed up with a second goal six minutes later. David Villa fired a 25-yard blockbuster that found the roof of the net and a 2-0 advantage for Spain.

Second half Spain continued to roll. Cesc Fabregas to Torres and Torres found room inside the near post 3-0 Spain at 54 minutes.

David Silva was the next man to strike for the Spainiards. Liechtenstein was totally outclassed in this matchup 4-0 was the final score. The world champions get off to a perfect start for their Euro 2012 campaign.

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CNTV.CN

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