SPANISH FOOTBALL | SPORTS: SPAIN 12 - MALTA 1: 25th ANNIVERSARY OF A HISTORIC VICTORY

SPAIN 12 - MALTA 1: 25th ANNIVERSARY OF A HISTORIC VICTORY

Today is the 25th Anniversary of the historic Spanish Team 12 - 1
victory over MALTA which qualified the side for the EURO 1984
competition.

Here´s the brief. Spain needed to win Malta by 11 goals in order to
overtake Holland in its Group & thus qualify for the Euro 84
tournament. An awesome objective that everyone thought was virtually

impossible. However it happened & it went down in Spanish Football
history















That night leyendary Real Madrid forward SANTILLANA scored
four goals, along with RINCON who also scored four.

Here are the technical details:

Place:
Sevilla

Spain: Buyo; Maceda, Goikoetxea, Camacho; Señor, Víctor, Gordillo;
Carrasco, Sarabia, Rincón (Marcos, 88') & Santillana.

Malta: Bonello; E. Farrugia, Tortell, Holland, Azzopardi; Buttigieg,
Demanuelle, Fabri, R. Farrugia (M. Farrugia, 72'); De Giorgio &
Spiteri Gonzi.

Referee: Erkan Goksel (Turkey).

Goals: 1-0 Santillana (15'). 1-1 De Giorgio (24'). 2-1 Santillana (26').
3-1 Santillana (29'). 4-1 Rincón (47'). 5-1 Rincón (57'). 6-1 Maceda (62')
. 7-1 Maceda (63'). 8-1 Rincón (64'). 9-1 Santillana (66'). 10-1 Rincón (78').
11-1 Sarabia (80'). 12-1 Señor (84').

SEE THE VIDEO:

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

of course, that was fixed...
Legendary my ass. Where were those legends between 1965 and 2007?

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