The team of Vicente Del Bosque in his field inflicted the first defeat of the Slovaks in the qualifying tournament.
Eager to make amends for the failure in the match with Slovakia approached the Spanish team for the home match in Oviedo at Nuevo Carlos Tartiere. The defeat of the team while Kozak was the only one in the qualifying tournament. At the same time, the national team of Slovakia has never conceded points. Was hoping for another positive result Slovaks today, but recognized the guests that they have to fight with one of the best teams in the world, if not the best.
From the first minutes of the match full advantage of the Spaniards took possession of and began to dictate terms to rivals with long-term control of the ball. The Slovaks at the same time due to the active pressure even managed early in the match to create a dangerous moment. Mac after gross errors Sergio Ramos actually ran one on one the place of the right forward, but from the vantage point sent the game projectile near the far corner of the goal Iker Casillas.
The answer of the Spaniards was lightning fast and just as effective. David Silva played a great feed from the right flank of the attack in the centre penalty area, where Jordi Alba suddenly, all opponents blow to the head sent the ball into the net. A quick goal in the fifth minute of the match visibly inspired the hosts. Full advantage possessed wards Vicente Del Bosque, has not kept itself waiting long and the second goal against the Slovaks. Iniesta has launched a breakthrough into another penalty Diego Costa, and frankly fouls against the goal post. For some reason the referee red card was not shown, but has appointed a penalty, which was confidently converted Cesc Fabregas.
With the start of the second half after both mentors replacements nothing really on the football field is not changed. Except that even at the start of the second half a little more chances began to create both teams. Appeared on the field instead of the Poppy after the break ďuriš could have scored twice in the first minutes. First, from the centre penalty area struck it inaccurate, and then with a powerful shot from under Sergio Ramos managed Casillas.
Furia Roja responded with two of their chances to score. David Silva broke at speed into the penalty area from the left flank of the attack, powerfully struck, but hit the net from the outside. Dangerous shot also Cesc Fabregas under the crossbar. Already Kozáčik in a beautiful jump saved his team. After activity in the opening ten minutes of the half later the game had just calmed down. The intention of the Slovaks in advance to surrender and prepare for Ukraine also confirmed early replacement Hamshika.
2-0 was the final result in favor of the Spanish team, which allows the team Vicente Del Bosque to identify yourself as the clear favorite in the fight for first place in the group. Now it all depends on of they and their future performance in the qualifying tournament. Slovakia will have a decisive match against Ukraine next Tuesday.
Spain – Slovakia 2:0
Goals: Alba, 5, Iniesta, 30 (penalty)
Spain: Casillas — Juanfran, Pique, Ramos, Alba — Fabregas (Cazorla, 67), Busquets, Iniesta (Koke, 85) — Silva Costa (Alcácer, 75), Pedro
Slovakia: Kozáčik — Pekarík, Salad, Alves, Cleaver — Greguš, Gyomber, Hamshik (Duda, 61) — Grochowski (Szabó, 73), Mac (Ďuriš, 46), Svento
Warning: Kozáčik, Cleaver