Without a goal to boast after two games, Fatih Terim’s men are on the verge of an ignominious exit from the tournament. If against Croatia they appeared listless, against Spain they were left clueless. Their chances were few and far between and by the time they managed some tempo, it was all over. Their playmaker Arda Turan struggled to create any impact for the second game running and was even booed by his own supporters.
Del Bosque men have surely sent a strong message to all other contenders with this match. Though there still is some work to do, Spain will look to build up from this performance to mount a serious title defence.
Player of the game
Morata’s brace would have answered everyone’s questions as to why he was one of the most sought-after forwards of this generation. With an assured calmness, the Juventus forward is a rare combination of skill and finesse and would be the one to watch out for in the coming weeks.