July 30, 2012
  Follow @ Twitter

Spain out of Olympic football tournament

Spain crashed out of the Olympic football tournament on Sunday after the world and European champions suffered a shock 1-0 loss to Honduras at Newcastle's St James' Park.

Jerry Bengtson's seventh-minute header was all that separated the sides in a stunning victory for the Central Americans that meant Spain could not qualify out of Group D following their opening defeat by Japan.

In a fractious match featuring 12 bookings, Spain's Iker Muniain hit the post and Rodrigo the bar, before a host of Spanish players converged upon referee Juan Soto Arevalo after the Venezuelan official denied them a penalty late on.

Bengtson scored when he rose high to power in Roger Espinoza's driven cross past Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea.

AFP

B*tch Better Have My Money

PREVIOUS STORY
Ba wins 15th Battle Of Giants title
NEXT STORY
Neymar stars as Brazil bounce back

Post a Comment
Bookmark and Share

 


Posted Comments
No comments, but you can post the first comment!

 


 






SPORTS
Ba hits five against T/Naitasiri
Tailevu Naitasiri suffered its eighth loss in the Rewa Galaxy Premier League this afternoon after going down 5-0 to Ba at Govind Park.
RUGBY
Fiji Warriors beat Uruguay
The Telecom Fiji Warriors started the South American tour on a positive note and defeated Uruguay 30-22 today.
FIJI NEWS
Agencies unite to curb uncontrolled fires
Government agencies have agreed to organise collective action to curtail the lighting of uncontrolled fires through more reach outs, awareness and education.
HEALTH/FITNESS
Chavez in Venezuela after cancer surgery
President Hugo Chavez surprised and in many cases delighted Venezuelans by returning home on Monday, albeit to an uncertain future, ending a more than two-month absence in Cuba for cancer treatment.
ENTERTAINMENT
Afghan street kid heads for the Oscars red carpet
An Afghan street kid is off to Hollywood and the red-carpet treatment at the Oscars -- a fairytale ending to a chance encounter that led to a starring role in a movie.
TECHNOLOGY
Apple hit by hackers
Apple on Tuesday said it was hit by hackers who wormed their way into the California company's system but evidently failed to steal any data.
NEWS SPORTS INFOTAINMENT SERVICES MOBILE EXTRA HOT TOPICS