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Lopetegui enjoys 8-0 rout in Spain competitive debut

Spain kicked off their World Cup qualifying campaign with an 8-0 win over Liechtenstein.

Spain hit form as they opened with an 8-0 thrashing of Liechtenstein in Leon in Julen Lopetegui's first competitive match in charge.

Diego Costa, David Silva and Alvaro Morata all struck twice with Sergi Roberto and Vitolo also on the scoresheet.

Seven of Spain's goals came in a rampant second-half display.

That made them the early leaders of Group G but Italy also opened with a win despite being reduced to 10 men against Israel in Haifa.

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