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PHOTOS: Spain shines in 7-0 thrashing of Costa Rica | in pictures news

Spain stepped onto the pitch at the Al Thumama Stadium in Qatar on Wednesday evening and proceeded to wreak havoc The upbeat, 31st-ranked Costa Rican team posted an emphatic 7-0 victory.

Midfielder Dani Olmo opened the scoring in the 12th minute and the pressure continued until Alvaro Morata scored his team’s seventh unanswered goal in the 92nd minute.

Gavi, Spain’s youngest player Became the youngest ever World Cup goalscorer since Brazilian legend Pelé’s goal in the 1958 final.

The Spanish team is a mix of a season’s selection of veterans as well as promising young players such as Gavi and 19-year-old Pedri.

throughout the matchAs Costa Rica struggled to maintain momentum throughout the remainder of the match, the Spanish side displayed almost complete control of the ball, with 80 percent of total possession. In the face of Spain’s incessant attack, Costa Rica did not have a single shot on goal.

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