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Spain too hot for hosts Czech Republic

Published: Friday 5 May 2017, 12.00CET
Spain too hot for hosts Czech Republic
Claudia Pina celebrates her opening goal ©Sportsfile

  • Spain recover from opening loss to Germany with win that ends Czech Republic hopes
  • First time Candela Andújar gets room to attack, her low cross is volleyed in by Claudia Pina
  • Spain almost pay price for missed chances as Michaela Khýrová goes close on stroke of half-time
  • Andújar doubles Spain's lead 22 seconds into second half, converting Eva Maria Navarro cross
  • Within minutes, Lorena Navarro adds third, striking into top corner of Czech goal
  • Berta Pujadas keeps her cool in among pack of players to sweep in Spain's fourth
  • Substitute Rosa Marquez Baena is equally composed to make it five
  • Andrea Stašková grabs consolation from penalty spot after foul by Anna Torrodá
  • Spain ahead of France in second on goal difference and will reach semis with draw on Monday
  • Monday in Group A: Germany v Czech Republic, France v Spain (both 14:00CET)

Match statistics

Czech Republic
Spain

1

Goals scored

5

5

Total attempts

24

4

on target

11

1

off target

6

0

blocked

7

0

against woodwork

0

0

Corners

14

0

Offsides

4

1

Yellow cards

1

0

Red Cards

0

14

Fouls committed

8

8

Fouls suffered

14

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.

    Ben Gladwell, reporter: Spain flexed their muscles after losing to Germany in their opening fixture and this convincing win means that they will now fight it out with France on Monday for a place in the final four. Unfortunately for the hosts, they are eliminated after two games and will now look to go out on a high when they face already-qualified Germany in their final fixture.
  • Goal
    79
    Siváková (Czech Republic) scores from the penalty spot.

    Anna Torrodá takes a risk with a sliding challenge on Andrea Stašková inside the area, and Kristýna Siváková steps up to the spot to stroke home a consolation for the hosts, and give something for the home fans to cheer.
  • Yellow Card
    78
    Torrodá (Spain) is booked.
  • Substitution
    76
    Sanchez Esteban (in) - Otermin Abella (out) (Spain)
  • Substitution
    73
    Siváková (in) - Krejčířová (out) (Czech Republic)

See also