After Sweden's victory against Romania turned those who care about the EM-kvalets group F direct the attention to the Mestalla in Valencia.
unsurprisingly, they got to see a Spain who dominated the ball possession and chansskapandet against Lars Lagerback-led Norway.
When Jordi Alba served hemmaanfallaren Rodrigo, unchecked volleysköt in 1-0 after a good fifteen minutes, it was the result of a frenetic and anfallsglad start from the rödklädda as hintade about a running over waited.
also its opportunities, including a missed open goal for AIK striker Tarik Elyounoussi after a good half hour.
In the 64:th minute would be an even more golden kvitteringsläge obvious when Iñigo Martinez pulled in a Norwegian at a corner and caused a penalty.
Up stepped Joshua King – with confidence – and the acceptance was finally a fact.
Skrällförhoppningarna? They came after just five minutes when Alvaro Morata came free. Norwegian goalkeeper Rune Jarstein met up – but late and otajmat.
the Penalty was indisputable, and the big question now was – would Sergio Ramos chipping?
where Real Madrid and Spanienkaptenen made Antonin Panenkas specials from eleven metres to his own, he chose, once again, to honor the old tjeckoslovaken with that light-hearted and coolly lift the ball into the middle of the goal.
It was enough for three Spanish points, and shared management in kvalgruppen with Sweden and Malta, which both won 2-1 in their opening nights against Romania and the Faroe islands.
another nordic nation that met namnkunnigt and southern european on bortagräs in its kvalpremiär was Finland, which was against Italy.
it went much better for the finns than for the norwegians.
Nicolo barella become drilled into 1-0 for the home team after seven minutes and Moise Kean grew to 2-0 in the second half. And thus it was done and dusted in Udine.