Spain Thump Andorra 5-0 in Euro 2024 Warm-Up Opener

Spain Thump Andorra 5-0 in Euro 2024 Warm-Up Opener

Spain has kicked off their Euro 2024 preparations in spectacular fashion with a dominant 5-0 victory over Andorra in their first warm-up match held in Badajoz. Under the guidance of head coach Luis de la Fuente, the team showcased depth and versatility, resting several top players and providing opportunities for others to shine.

Ayoze Perez Shines on Debut

In a match that saw several new faces, Ayoze Perez marked his debut for La Roja with an impressive performance. Perez scored his first international goal just after the 24th minute, capitalizing on a well-placed assist from Pau Cubarsi to put Spain ahead. This early goal set the tone for the match, demonstrating Spain’s offensive prowess and Perez’s potential contribution to the squad.

Strategic Substitutions Lead to Explosive Second Half

The score remained 1-0 at halftime, with de la Fuente making strategic changes to the lineup during the interval. Among the substitutes was Mikel Oyarzabal, who made an immediate impact. Early in the second half, Oyarzabal scored a goal following a precise cut-back from Perez. This was just the beginning of Oyarzabal’s spectacular performance.


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Oyarzabal’s Hat-Trick

Oyarzabal completed a remarkable hat-trick within a span of 20 minutes, demonstrating his lethal finishing abilities and cementing his claim for a spot in the final squad. His second goal came in the 66th minute, followed by another in the 73rd minute, both instances highlighting the seamless teamwork and fluid attacking play of the Spanish side.

Ferran Torres Adds to the Tally

Not to be outdone, Ferran Torres also found the back of the net shortly after Oyarzabal’s hat-trick, with an assist from Fermin Lopez, another debutant who made a notable impression. This goal sealed the 5-0 victory for Spain, as Andorra struggled to contain the relentless Spanish attack.

Boost in Confidence Ahead of Northern Ireland Fixture

This commanding win serves as a significant boost for Spain as they prepare for their final warm-up match against Northern Ireland this weekend. Coach de la Fuente is expected to field a stronger squad for this fixture, aiming to finalize his starting lineup for Euro 2024.

Spain Euro 2024 Aspirations: A Look Forward

As Spain continues their preparations, the dominant performance against Andorra highlights the team’s depth and readiness for the challenges ahead. The victory not only boosts morale but also provides valuable insights into player form and tactical options. With a mix of experienced players and promising newcomers, Spain appears well-prepared for their Euro 2024 opener against Croatia.