Spain put in an impressive performance against Costa Rica at the World Cup with a seven goal difference

Spain put in an impressive performance against Costa Rica at the World Cup with a seven goal difference

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Spain’s young team is off to a high-scoring start world cup, On Wednesday, they beat Costa Rica 7-0.

After Japan stunned Germany 2-1 in their other Group E match, Spain wasted no chance of an upset with Dani Olmo, Marco Asensio and Ferran Torres each scoring in the opening 31 minutes. Torres, Gueye, Carlos Soler and Alvaro Morata added to the lead in the second half.

Olmo’s goal was Spain’s 100th World Cup goal, becoming the sixth nation to score more than 100 goals at the tournament.

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This is the first time that Spain has scored seven goals in a World Cup match.

By starting 18-year-old Goy and 19-year-old Padre, Spain became the first European country in 60 years to have two teenagers start a World Cup, according to statistics platform Ota.

Gueye then became the youngest goalscorer at the World Cup after debuting in the 1958 final, according to Opta.

Gueye and Padre were among a number of youngsters selected by Spain coach Luis Enrique in a revamped squad in Qatar – the third-youngest squad among 32 nations after the United States and Ghana.

The young pair helped Spain control the tempo of the game from the start at the Al-Thamma Stadium.

Costa Rica looked tired from the start in their third straight World Cup campaign. Qatar will be hoping to repeat their stunning run to the quarter-finals in Brazil in 2014 and avoid a repeat of their participation in Russia four years ago, when they crashed out of the group stage after going winless. He went out.

Spain, who failed to reach the round of 16 in Russia, are looking to break through with a major title after reaching the Nations League final and the semi-finals of last year’s European Championship. This year the team also made it to the final four of the Nations League for the second time. Spain’s last major success came at the 2012 Euros, followed two years later by winning the World Cup in South Africa.

Only five countries have scored more goals than Spain at the World Cup – Brazil, Germany, Argentina, Italy and France.

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