Euro 2008: Spain 4-1 Russia
Spain 4-1 Russia Innsbruck, 10 June 2008
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David Villa scored the first hat-trick of Euro 2008 as Spain lived up to their pre-tournament billing with a fine victory over Russia in Group D.
Russia started positively but were hit on the counter-attack, with Fernando Torres squaring for Villa to roll home.
Konstantin Zyryanov saw a shot hit the post but on the stroke of half time Villa doubled the lead and after 74 minutes he drilled in a third.
Roman Pavlyuchenko nodded a consolation but Cesc Fabregas headed a fourth.
UEFA EURO 2008 GROUP D
FT Spain 4-1 Russia
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