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US-Spain final: 0-4

Posted by Frank Dell'Apa, Globe Staff  June 4, 2011 04:04 PM

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Final score, US-Spain 0-4Santi Cazorla scored twice in the opening half as Spain dominated the match before 64,121 at Gillette Stadium.The Spaniards thrice hit the crossbar or post.

Second half, 73dminute, US-Spain 0-4Fernando Torres finished a through ball from Borja Valero.

Second half, 66th minute, US-Spain 0-3Fernando Torres hit the bar in the 64th minute. The US made five substitutes (Michael Bradley, Steven Cherundolo, Clint Dempsey, Clarence Goodson, Chris Wondolowski entering) at the start of the second half, then added Alejandro Bedoya in place of Juan Agudelo.

End of first half, US-Spain 0-3Villareal midfielder Santi Cazorla scored twice as Spain dominated the opening half. US defenders were caught flat as Alvaro Negredo converted the second goal in the 32d minute. The US had little possession and was unable to keep up with the Spain midfield.

First half,41st minute, US-Spain 0-3Santi Cazorla scored his second goal, again off a David Silva center, this time dummied by David Villa.

First half, 40th minute, US-Spain 0-2Robbie Rogers fired wide after a failed Spain clearance.

First half, 32d minute, US-Spain 0-2Alvaro Negredo ran onto a lofted pass from Xavi Alonso, left-footing a shot past Tim Howard.

First half, 28th minute, US-Spain 0-1Santi Cazorla's left-footer curled just inside the left post. David Silva set up the shot witwh a penetration into the penalty area.

First half, 15th minute, US-Spain 0-0David Villa's curling shot glances off the outside of the right post.

First half, 13th minute, US-Spain 0-0Alvaro Negredo hits the bar with a chip over Tim Howard. Spain dominating possession, threatening through David Silva.

Starting lineups for US-Spain friendly at Gillette Stadium. Kickoff scheduled at 4:41 p.m.

US: Howard; Spector, Onjewu, Ream, Lichaj; Rogers, Jones, Edu, Kljestan; Altidore, Agudelo.
SPAIN: Pepe Reina; Sergio Ramos, Piqué, Raú l Albiol, Arbeloa; Santi Cazorla, Busquets, Xabi Alonso; Silva, Negredo, Villa.
Referee: Roberto Silvera.

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