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Modric’s Croatia Triumphs Over Portugal 2-1 in Euro Tune-Up; Ronaldo Sits Out as Spain Dominates Northern Ireland

Luka Modric coolly netted a penalty, driving Croatia to a 2-1 victory over Portugal. Meanwhile, Spain absolutely clobbered Northern Ireland, prepping for the European Championship on Saturday. These were the last warm-ups for Spain and Croatia, who will face off on June 15 in Berlin. They’re in the cutthroat Group B, sharing the spotlight with Italy and Albania. Spain was on fire, annihilating Northern Ireland 5-1. Pedri González stood out, bagging his first two international goals. Portugal still has a date with Ireland…

Spain Dominates Northern Ireland 5-1: La Roja Concludes Euro 2024 Prep with Dazzling Display

Spain's sprightly squad lit up the pitch, hammering Northern Ireland with a resounding 5-1 victory as they wrapped up their Euro 2024 tune-ups. In a repeat of his previous exploits, Luis de la Fuente observed his team hammer five past Andorra, echoing that offensive prowess against Northern Ireland. Initially trailing after Dan Ballard's early header from Caolan Boyd-Munce's slick cross, Spain found their rhythm swiftly. Merely six minutes later, Pedri and Alvaro Morata flipped the script with rapid strikes, restoring…

Spain Triumphs 5-0 Over Andorra: Oyarzabal’s Hat-Trick Bolsters His Euro 2024 Prospects in Commanding Friendly Victory

Luis de la Fuente faced intriguing selection dilemmas after standout performances from Ayoze Perez and Mikel Oyarzabal in Spain's clash against Andorra. Mikel Oyarzabal made a robust case for his inclusion in Spain's squad for Euro 2024 by notching a hat-trick in the recent 5-0 rout of Andorra on Wednesday. In his first showing for the national team, Ayose Perez from Real Betis sparked his scoring tally with a goal at the 24th minute in Badajoz, using Pau Cubarsi's airborne assist to nudge Spain in the lead. Perez…

Norway, Ireland, and Spain Officially Acknowledge Palestinian Sovereignty

Israel has summoned envoys from three European countries while recalling its own ambassadors. Norway, Ireland, and Spain will recognize a Palestinian state, showing support for statehood in territories Israel controls. Israel fiercely criticized the decisions and pulled its ambassadors from the three countries. Over 140 countries support a Palestinian state, and the recent announcements could lead to more momentum, pressure, and criticism for Israel. Norway, one of the non-EU countries, backs a two-state solution and…

Staying Focused: Spain Urged to Prioritize Football at Euro 2024 – Insights from De la Fuente

Spain's head coach Luis de la Fuente is urging his team to stay focused on Euro 2024 amidst the turmoil at the RFEF. Since the dismissal of former RFEF president Luis Rubiales, who was sacked after an incident involving an unsolicited kiss on Jenni Hermoso at the Women's World Cup, trouble has continued to brew. Recently, Rubiales was arrested in an alleged corruption scandal, leading to further scrutiny on the organization. Pedro Rocha, the proposed replacement for Rubiales, has also come under suspicion as part of the…

why does Spain cease its neutrality?

On Saturday, March 19, Algiers recalled its ambassador to Spain for "consultation". A sign of protest after the support shown for Rabat's self-government plan in the issue of Western Sahara. By violating its traditional neutrality, Spain evokes contrasting…

Spain is eavesdropping on hundreds of migrants trying

Hundreds of migrants tried to force themselves into a small Spanish enclave that shares a border with Morocco on the Mediterranean coast. Spanish border forces had been alerted around 5:30 a.m. by their Moroccan counterparts that "a group of 350 sub-Saharan Africans" were trying to scale the fence near the Barrio Chino border post in the Spanish enclave of Melilla, prompting the Guardia Civil Police to deploy a helicopter to divert them. "No one came over," the spokesman said, speaking on condition of…

Morocco’s fleet rescues hundreds of Europe-bound

Hundreds of migrants attempting the treacherous sea crossing from Africa to Europe were in distress when their makeshift boats ran into trouble. The Moroccan navy has rescued 438 migrants since Thursday, state media reported. Most of the migrants come from sub-Saharan Africa and received first aid before being taken to the nearest Moroccan port, an officer told the state news agency MAP late Monday. Earlier this month, a merchant ship rescued 33 migrants who had spent two weeks in the Atlantic on…

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