The striker scored his 2nd objective of the event when he scored in additional time in opposition to Croatia
Alvaro Morata joined Fernando Torres as Spain’s most sensible scorer within the European Championships.
The striker scored in additional time as La Roja beat Croatia 5-3 in 120 mins to advance to the Euro 2020 quarter-finals.
Morata now has two targets to his identify within the event, having additionally netted within the 1-1 draw with Poland in the second one spherical.
What report does Morata meet?
Having scored thrice at Euro 2016, the 28-year-old’s tally within the European Championship is 5 targets.
This places him at the similar stage with Fernando Torres and one forward of Barcelona’s David Villa.
The first of its sort for Spain
Five other scorers participated in Spain’s victory over Croatia.
It is the primary time that 5 other avid gamers have scored in one fit in both the European Championship or the World Cup.
The 5-3 victory comes simply days after defeating Slovakia 5-0 and is the primary time any staff within the European Championship has scored 5 or extra targets in consecutive suits.
Azpilicueta units a global report in Spain
Cesar Azpilicueta selected the fitting time to attain his first objective for La Roja. The Chelsea megastar headed Spain’s 2nd objective to offer them the lead.
At 31 years and 304 days outdated, he’s the highest scorer for his nation in a European Championship.
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