Spain pulled off a convincing 3-1 win at house to Kosovo in a World Cup qualifier on Wednesday though goalkeeper Unai Simon had an evening to neglect, committing an amazing blunder removed from his space to value his aspect a objective.
Dani Olmo gave Spain a deserved lead within the 34th minute with a fragile chip so as to add to his stoppage-time winner towards Georgia of their earlier outing, whereas Ferran Torres fired within the second objective two minutes later.
Spain seemed in complete management as they dominated possession and performed with goal however they allowed Kosovo again into the sport within the 70th minute when Simon misplaced the ball after dashing out of his field and Besar Halimi ruthlessly pounced and scored from a distance.
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Halimi gave an absolute masterclass in undermine a sweeper-keeper by scoring from miles out when Unai Simón bungled a clearance after dashing out of his objective. By the point the ball had utterly escaped the management of Athletic Bilbao’s shot-stopper, the strike was there available, however discovering the web from up to now out was by no means going to be simple.
However even with half of Spain’s defence dashing again to the goal-line to try to protect their clear sheet, the Kosovo worldwide nonetheless executed a sensational strike.
The house aspect promptly restored their two-goal cushion 5 minutes later although due to a header from Gerard Moreno and noticed out the win to maneuver high of Group B with seven factors after three video games.
As for Besar Halimi, he’s not essentially the most well-known footballer in Europe. He at present performs for second-tier German outfit SV Sandhausen, the place the Kosovo worldwide has scored simply as soon as in 12 appearances this time period.
Nonetheless, it’s a objective that’s positive to be performed again and again for a few years to come back. Pure class from Halimi.