...

Villa goal sends Spain through to quarter-finals

Other News Materials 30 June 2010 01:27
David Villa scored again and Spain booked their place in the quarter-finals with a 1-0 win over Portugal at the Green Point stadium on Tuesday, dpa reported.
Villa goal sends Spain through to quarter-finals

David Villa scored again and Spain booked their place in the quarter-finals with a 1-0 win over Portugal at the Green Point stadium on Tuesday, dpa reported.

Villa became the tournament's joint top-scorer when he netted his fourth goal of the World Cup on 63 minutes to put Spain ahead.

Ricardo Costa was sent off for elbowing Joan Capdevila with one minute left as the European Champions held on to send Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal home.

Spain will now play Paraguay on Saturday at Ellis Park in Johannesburg in the World Cup's fourth, and final, quarter-final.

Latest

Latest