It was a general assumption going into Thursday night's game between Spain
and Republic of Ireland in Gdansk, Poland, that Spain would be the better
That assumption quickly became Cheap Jimmy Choo fact at the PGE Arena, as Spain
won in convincing fashion by a final score of 4-0.
The goals came early and often for La Furia Roja, as the return of to the
lineup proved to be a great decision by manager Cheap Jimmy
Outlet Vicente Del Bosque.
Torres scored the first goal of the match in the fourth minute and continued
his triumphant return to the international stage with a 70th-minute goal.
In between the two Torres goals, David Silva scored in the 49th minute after
seeing his shot deflected by the Irish defense on multiple occasions.
The dagger in the Ireland's coffin came in the 82nd minute as Cesc Fabregas
delivered his second goal of the tournament after coming on for Torres in the
Although they conceded four goals, the Irish defense played hard for most of
the match. Defenders dove in front of the Spanish attackers to block shots and
keeper Shay Given made a few saves that belong on the highlight reel for the
entire group stage.
However, the Irish defense got no help from the attack, which managed only
two shots on goal that were handled easily by Spain keeper Iker Casillas.
The Irish will now Jimmy Choo Shoes have nothing to play for except for
pride on Monday night when they line up to face Italy, a team that will need a
win to advance to the knockout round.