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The women’s soccer team beats Australia two weeks before the European Championship (7-0)

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The Spanish players celebrate one of the goals against Australia this Saturday in Huelva.RFEF (European Press)

The Spanish women’s soccer team won with enormous sovereignty (7:0) against a losing Australia in the Nuevo Colombino de Huelva. In the penultimate preparatory game before the European Championship in England (they will play Italy on Wednesday), Jorge Vilda’s team broke away in the second half. He only scored the first goal in the half-time strike through Aitana, but later, in the first 11 minutes after the restart, Mariona Caldentey, Esther Guerrero and Lucía García scored, who repeated it with less than 10 minutes to go. Irene Guerrero closed the account with another double.

On Monday, the manager will announce the final list of 23 players. Spain, placed in Group B of the European Championship, make their debut against Finland (18:00 CET) on Friday 8 July before meeting Germany (Tuesday 12:00 CEST) and Denmark (Saturday 16 July). , 9:00 p.m.). ).

The team had their first chance in the first minute. Lucía García stretched her leg inside the box to touch a long ball, but goalkeeper Teagan Micah intervened in time. This opportunity opened the national team’s monologue, which seemingly left the evening wanting with 82% possession on one.

The best for the Aussies came in the 22nd minute when Gorry ended a good succession of passes with a shot off the bar. Spain’s pace slacked off somewhat in the second half of Act One until a superb shot from Aitana Bonmatí from the left outside edge started the team’s goal-scoring feast. And immediately after the break another good long-range shot, this time from Mariona Caldentey and with the right, to 2:0 and started the duel in a goal spin.

Two more headers came in just four minutes: from Esther González, who came on after the break following a Caldentey assist, and from Lucía García, who also scored the fifth from a dry cross. In full descent, Irene Guerrero concluded the victory with another double.

Spain, 7 vs. Australia, 0

Spain: Paños, Batlle, Ivana Andrés (Andrea Pereira, m. 70), Paredes, Leila, Patri Guijarro (Teresa Abelleira, m. 75), Aitana Bonmatí (Irene Guerrero, m. 46), Alexia Putellas (Claudia Zornoza, m. 70), Lucía García, Mariona Caldentey (Athenea del Castillo, m. 63), Amaiur Sarregui (Esther González, m. 46).

Australia: Micha (Arnold, died 46); Nevin, Polkinghorne, Wheeler, Grant; Van Egmond (Rankin, d. 46), Gorry (Ray, d. 75), Vine, Yallop (Siemsen, d. 66); Gielnik (Ibini-Isei, d. 46) and Crummer (Sayer, d. 66).

referee: Monika Mularczyk (Poland): Booked Gorry and Grant.

Gates: 1-0, M. 44. Aitana. 2-0 M. 48. Mariona Caldentey. 3-0 M. 52. Esther Guerrero. 4-0 M. 56. Lucia Garcia. 5-0 M. 82. Lucia Garcia. 6-0 M. 88. Irene Guerrero. 7-0 M. 90. Irene Guerrero.

New Colombino Stadium in Huelva. 6,800 spectators.

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