Euro 2016: Alvaro Morata’s prop guides considerable Spain past Turkey into last-16

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Nice: Defending European champions Spain requisitioned their place in a final 16 spin of Euro 2016 on Friday with a convincing 3-0 win opposite Turkey in Nice.

Vicente del Bosque’s organisation bossed a Group D tie from a kickoff, with a double by Juventus’ Alvaro Morata and a initial rival general idea from Nolito sealing a gentle win.

Turkey could also face UEFA sanctions after sections of their support illuminated flares and threw firecrackers onto a representation during full-time.

Alvaro Morata celebrates with organisation friends after scoring for Spain. ReutersAlvaro Morata celebrates with organisation friends after scoring for Spain. Reuters

Alvaro Morata celebrates with organisation friends after scoring for Spain. Reuters

Spain, aiming for an rare third uninterrupted Euros title, can sign tip mark in a pool with only a pull opposite Croatia in their final organisation diversion on Tuesday.

Turkey need to kick a Czech Republic in their final compare and wish other formula go their approach to have any possibility of surpassing as one of a 4 best third-placed sides from a 6 groups.

Before a diversion Turkey manager Fatih Terim had called for some-more “fight” from his side to keep their Euro 2016 hopes alive after an out-of-sorts arrangement opposite Croatia on Sunday, and for a while his players responded.

Sitting low and rising a occasional counter-attack, Hakan Calhanoglu roused Turkey’s rough fans by promulgation a free-kick only over David de Gea’s crossbar on 25 minutes.

From a half-hour though, Spain changed adult a gear, starving Turkey of possession and, with man-of-the-match Andres Iniesta pulling a strings in midfield, figure out possibility after chance.

First Sergio Busquets teed adult Nolito for a right-footed curler only far-reaching of left post.

Then a bustling Celta Vigo winger scuffed far-reaching underneath vigour after a cutback from Juanfran.

On 34 minutes, though, Nolito incited provider to larger effect.

Looking up, he speckled Morata unmarked in front of idea and twisted a pass over a counterclaim to a marksman whose header gave Spain a lead.

Three mins later, Vicente del Bosque’s organisation went two-up, this time with Nolito as a finisher.

A chip into a box by Cesc Fabregas should not have reached a aim though Mehmet Topal, off-balance, headed back to a sneaking Nolito who half-volleyed on a spin past Volkan Babacan.

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After a break, notwithstanding some brief flurries of Turkish resistance, Spain fast combined a third on 48 minutes.

Iniesta, unblemished throughout, threaded a turn by a Turkish counterclaim to Jordi Alba who squared to Morata for his second of a night, a tap-in by Babacan’s legs.

It was all too easy after that for a two-time fortifying champions.

Substitute Bruno Soriano scarcely scored a fourth mid by a half, forcing a Babacan to tip spin a post.

Then dual mins from a finish he ballooned over when well-placed.

It was another desperately unsatisfactory day for Turkey who had come into a contest in excellent form.

Fancied by some as dim horses to during slightest shun a group, they didn’t conduct a shot on aim opposite Spain while their fans even took to booing their star actor Barcelona’s Arda Turan late on.

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