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  • Fernando TORRES (6' 14' 17')
  • Cesc FABREGAS (24')
  • David VILLA (48')

Summary

Torres stars in Spanish stroll

An 11-minute Fernando Torres hat-trick was the highlight as Spain opened their South Africa 2009 campaign with a 5-0 win over New Zealand.

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Line-up

12
1
3
2
6
5
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
10
11
11
15
14
17
15
18
18

Substitute(s)

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13
23
23
2
3
4
4
5
6
13
12
14
16
16
17
19
19
20
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22

Coaches

Ricki HERBERT (NZL)
(ESP) Vicente DEL BOSQUE

Officials

Referee: Coffi CODJIA (BEN)Assistant Referee 1: Komi KONYOH (TOG)Assistant Referee 2: Alexis FASSINOU (BEN)Fourth official: Massimo BUSACCA (SUI)Fifth official: Matthias ARNET (SUI)

Have Your Say

(Total comments 95)


Latest Comments:
kooytje123
31/07/2009 at 19:48
kooytje123 (Belgium)
They are so good. They desurve it
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Jansen08
21/06/2009 at 14:57
Jansen08 (Switzerland)
BRASIL you must win !! LG Jansen
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Togozzzzzzz
19/06/2009 at 07:25
Togozzzzzzz (India)
LOROUSA....i wanna talk 2 u after Egypt thrashes USA!
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Statistics

8Shots21
1Corner kicks7
0Yellow cards0
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
41%Possession (%)59%
  • Match balls are lined up prior to the New Zealand-Spain Group A match in the FIFA Confederations Cup 2009.
  • Fernando Torres of Spain celebrates his second goal (hidden) with Xavi (L), David Villa and Cesc Fabregas
  • Dave Mulligan of New Zealand tries to curl a free kick round a wall consisting of Xabi Alonso, Albert Riera, Fernando Torres and Xavi of Spain
  • Fernando Torres of Spain is shadowed by Tony Lochhead of New Zealand
  • David Villa of Spain celebrates after scoring
  • Fernando Torres of Spain celebrates with team-mate David Villa

"It's a really nice feeling. I'd never scored three goals so quickly before and it's fantastc to score them in a tournament like this. It's something I'll always remember but right now I have to forget about it because we've got some tougher games coming up and we need to be focused," Fernando Torres, Spain forward.