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Spain humiliated in soccer

02 August 2012, 13:04

 Manchester - Spain exited the men's Olympic soccer tournament without scoring a single goal in three matches after a 0-0 draw against Morocco on Wednesday in the final group round.

Forward Adrian Lopez had the best chances for Spain, hitting the post in the 31st minute and then wasting a good chance in the 69th when he was clear on goal. Lopez latched on to a throughball, but then glanced at the linesman to see whether he was offside instead of shooting. When the official kept his flag down, Lopez dribbled slowly toward goal and sent a weak shot wide.

Spain, who finished last in Group D, were already eliminated from the tournament after losing 1-0 in their first two matches against Japan and Honduras. Morocco also go home after finishing third in Group D.

- AP


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