Morata Shines As Rampant Spain Net Eight
2018 World Cup Qualifier Report: Liechtenstein v Spain 05 September 2017
2018 World Cup Qualifier
Report: Liechtenstein 0-8 Spain
Date: 05 September 2017
Venue: Rheinpark Stadion
Alvaro Morata bagged two goals and an assist as Spain romped to a 8-0 win over Liechtenstein in a 2018 World Cup qualifier.
The visitors broke the deadlock after just three minutes when he rose well to head home David Silva's free-kick.
Spain doubled their lead in the 15th minute when Alvaro Morata scored for the second straight game by heading home Andres Iniesta's cross.
It was 3-0 a minute later as Isco continued with his purple patch by turning home Morata's cross from close range.
La Roja continued to dominate throughout the first and they managed to bag a fourth goal five minutes before the break as Silva fired home a fine free-kick.
Iago Aspas registered his name on the score-sheet five minutes into the second half with a close range finish after Morata's header hit the crossbar.
Morata then grabbed his second and Spain's sixth in the 54th minute as Aspas turned provider to pick out Morata, who calmly slotted home from close range.
Aspas then registered his second goal after 63 minutes with a smashing finish from inside the box.
Spain continued to push for more goals as the second half went on, with Nacho Monreal going close with a header after 73 minutes.
The visitors rounded off the scoring in the 89th minute as substitute Gerard Deulofeu fired via a deflection off Goppel.