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  • Spain 2-0 Honduras: Villa double, Penalty miss

    Spain rose from his defeat of Switzerland in the inaugural match of Group H last. Against Honduras, Monday (21 / 6), La Furia Roja won 2-0 through two goals from David Villa.

    In a match that held in Ellis Park Stadium, the Spanish master course of action since the beginning. Many times they created chances but could only create two goals. Villa made the first and second round. Villa had the chance prints penalty hat-trick but failed, he missed penalty kick.

    With this first victory of Spain sits in second position of the group through the three points below Chile, which has six points. Both teams will play the ultimate game Matador June 26 and must win to qualify for the round of 16 large.

    Meanwhile, Honduras still has a chance to escape though not pocketing any of the value of the two matches left.

    The game

    Six minutes of the first round starting goalkeeper Noel Valladares Spain threatened. Villa hard kick from outside the penalty box just hit crossbar.

    In the 17th minute Villa who got the ball on the right side of defense Honduras accelerated into the penalty box. While overshadowed by two players, Villa kick off who can not afford measurable ignored by Valladares.

    Xavi! On 23 minutes a Jesus Navas crossing from the right side almost to the head Xavi who freely without escort in front of goal Honduras. Unfortunately Xavi could not reach the ball.

    On 32 minutes Sergio Ramos movement on the left side area of Honduras is completed with a cross to the far pole. Fernando Torres who welcomes the ball with his head failed to produce goals for land and floated the ball bounces.

    A minute later re-throw chances after Torres had escaped from custody in front of the penalty box, the Liverpool striker to shoot the ball and away from the target.

    Entered the game 51 minutes into Spain to double-advantage. Counter attack which was built in directing the ball into the right side Navas. Navas was rolling the ball into the Villa is located in front of the penalty box. Villa had a chance to open fire on the body of the defender into the Honduras net Valladares.

    Villa scored a hat-trick chance in the 63rd minute after receiving a gift penalty. Unfortunately, Villa failed to execute well after the shot wide to the right side of the goal even if the goalkeeper had guessed wrong.

    New Cesc Fabregas replaced Xavi Hernandez entered directly have a chance at his first touch in the 65th minute. After past the goalkeeper, Fabregas putting the ball toward the goal but Honduras defender deftly cleared away .

    On 86 minutes Sergio Mendoza deftly blocked the shot ball speed Villa in front of goal following a bait Navas.

    Team Line-up:
    Spain: 1-Iker Casillas; 15-Sergio Ramos (17-Alvaro Arbeloa 77 '), 3-Gerard Pique, 5-Carles Puyol, 11-Joan Capdevila; 22-Jesus Navas, 14-Xabi Alonso, 8-Xavi (10 -Cesc Fabregas 65 '), 16-Sergio Busquets; 9-Fernando Torres (13-Juan Manuel Mata 69'), 7-David Villa.

    Honduras: Noel Valladares, 18, 23-Sergio Mendoza, Osman Chavez's second-, third-Maynor Figueroa, 21-Emilio Izaguirre; 19-Danilo Turcios (7-Ramon Nunez 62 '), 8-Wilson Palacios, 20-Amado Guevara, 13-Roger Espinoza (12-Georgie Welcome 45 '); 15-Walter Martinez, 11-David Suazo (10-Jerry Palacios 84').


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