UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying: Ramos-Paco made the difference against Romania

In the UEFA Euro qualifying round, Spain has kept their winning-streak continue. Ramos-Paco made the difference against Romania! Yes, earlier today, based on the two goals of captain Sergio Ramos and Paco, the former UFA Euro Champion Spain beat Romania.

At the opponent’s ground, earlier today Spain has played their 5th round in the group F where at the end, the ten men’s squad Spain left the ground with the victory by a 2 – 1 goal. The former Euro champion Spain played a total of five matches till now in the qualifying round and they have managed all five victories and gathered 15 points. Now, they have secured the top position in Group F.

Group F consists of six teams and the nearest opponent of Spain is Sweden which is still five points behind than the team of Ramos. Team Sweden also played five rounds in the qualifying round but gathered 10 points so far.

Since the beginning of the match, Spain could go ahead in the very first minute. But, the Spanish forward Paco took a shot from the tough corner and the Romanian goalkeeper stopped the shot successfully. In the 11th minute of the game, once again the Romanian goalkeeper saved the local team.

In the 29th minute of the game, the Spanish defender Ramos took a successful spot-kick and the three times UEFA Euro winner Spain went ahead. In the recent time, midfielder Dani Ceballos who moved to the Gunners from Real Madrid on loan was fouled into the box and so, Spain got the penalty. Wearing the national team’s jersey, it was the 21st goal of the Spanish captain Sergio Ramos.

Before and after the goal, the Romanian goalkeeper Tatarusanu saved the team a couple of times and so, the goal difference did not increase. In the 2nd half, Spain started to present their amazing passing football and in the 2nd minute of the game, they increased the goal difference. The team which won the UEFA Euro in 2012 for the last time.

From the left side, Jordi Alba passed the ball and Paco who has already scored four goals for the German club Borussia Dortmund in the season found the net quite easily. The home team Romania was corned and in the 59th minute of the game, through the head of Andone reduced the goal difference. 


In the 79th minute of the game, Romania made a counter-attack but the Spanish Llorente fouled the home team forward Puskas just outside of the box and was given the red card directly. The local team tried and wanted to take the chance where Spain became the ten men’s team. In the additional minutes of the game, within a very short time, they also found two chances but failed to use.