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Spain hammer Germany, join France in Nation League semis

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By PTI Updated: Nov 19, 2020 12:48 pm
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Ferran Tores, right, celebrates his goal against Germany with teammate Daniel Olmo, as Germany’s goalkeeper and captain Manuel Neuer collects the ball during the UEFA Nations League soccer match between Spain and Germany in Seville, Spain, on Nov. 17, 2020.

Seville (Spain), Nov. 18 (AP/PTI): Spain booked its place in the Nation League Final Four in style, inflicting the heaviest loss for Germany in 89 years.

Ferran Torres on Tuesday scored a hat-trick in a 6-0 win for Spain, which now heads to the semifinals as group winner. The win showed off Spain’s strength in depth to keep scoring after a raft of substitutions in attack.

France had already qualified for the Final Four and remained unbeaten in a 4-2 win over Sweden, which was relegated. Ruben Dias’ late goal gave Portugal a 3-2 win over Croatia.

Only three out of four games in League A were played as Switzerland’s game with Ukraine was canceled following a coronavirus outbreak in the Ukrainian squad. The Final Four is scheduled for October 2021.

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By PTI Updated: Nov 19, 2020 12:48:24 pm
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