Torres scored one goal in the first half and one other goal in the second half. While the other two goals scored Spain’s David Silva and Cesc Fabregas respectively in the second round.
These results make Ireland became the first team eliminated from the finals of Euro 2012 as Giovanni Trapattoni’s squad did not score points in two games. Their final game against Italy will not affect anything for the squad The Boys in Green.
As for the Spanish victory makes them rise to the first order of Group C as it has a better goal difference than Croatia who have the same points. La Furia Roja still needs a victory in the last game against Croatia to ensure through to the quarter-finals as group winners.
Ireland actually started the game well. On the 2nd minute, they had the opportunity to first-kick from outside the box which made Simon Cox. Unfortunately, West Bromwich Albion striker kick was tipped by the Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas.
Spain has superior speed in the 4th minute. Silva penetration into the penalty box foiled Ireland Richard Dunne. But Torres snatched a loose ball that had a direct kick hard without being able to stop the goalkeeper, Shay Given.
After these goals, the more eager to bombard Spanish goalkeeper Ireland. Interval of three minutes, two opportunities acquired La Furia Roja. The first, kick caught Silva Given. The second, Torres’s cross-kick that misses the point Andres Iniesta.
After two chances, the Spanish began to loosen the attack. Result, the Irish were able to obtain a number of opportunities although not too dangerous goalkeeper Casillas. Two opportunities are available Keith Andrews and Richard Dunne misses the point.
Opportunities for the opportunities of the Spanish re-created in the last five minutes at the end of the first half. Unfortunately, two attempts Xavi and Iniesta had foiled Given.
At this stage, practical Spanish control of the game. While the Irish appear more to reduce the aggressiveness survive attacks launched by the Spanish.
In the second half, Trapattoni to replace Cox with Stoke City player Jonathan Walters to step up attacks against the Spanish. Still, Spain controlled the game with the game tiki-taka it.
Spain had the opportunity to add a goal by tapping a right-back Alvaro Arbeloa. Unfortunately his shot from the right harness successfully blocked Given a blank space.
Spain finally added a goal by Silva in the 49th minute. Given the ball gag harness tepisan kick Torres, Manchester City midfielder Aston Villa keeper to flick it softly into the corner of the goal. Of 2-0.
Two up to the Spanish players seemed more loose and play a little more relaxed in each building to attack the Irish defense. Although such a golden opportunity to re-obtained Xavi in the 55th minute through a hard shot that forced Given to rescue a brilliant one-handed.
At the 70th minute, Torres adds to the coffers of his goal. Utilizing breakthrough bait Silva, bomber Chelsea beat Given from close range. Spain were three goals ahead.
Use the time remaining, Trapattoni hopes of a surprise by including James McClean replaces Damien Duff. While the Spanish coach Vicente Del Bosque put Fabregas and Santi Cazorla to replace Torres and Iniesta.
But it will increase the benefits of Spanish. Utilizing feedback corner Silva, Fabregas is not guarded hard kick that can not be anticipated Given. 4-0 score lasted till the long whistle sounded.
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Spain: Casillas, Arbeloa, Ramos, Pique, Alba; Busquets, Alonso (Martinez 64 ‘); Xavi, Silva, Iniesta (Cazorla 80′); Torres (Fabregas 74 ‘).
Reserves: Valdes, Reina, Albiol, Martinez, Juanfran, Fabregas, Mata, Cazorla, Navas, Pedro, Llorente, Negredo.
Ireland: Given; O’Shea, Dunne, St Ledger, Ward; Duff (McClean 76 ‘), Andrews, Whelan (Green 80′), McGeady, Cox (Walters 46 ‘); Keane.
Reserves: Westwood, Forde, Kelly, McShane, O’Dea, Gibson, Hunt, Green, McClean, Doyle, Walters, Lon