New Delhi, March 28: Attacking Midfielder Isco led the rout on a Lionel Messi devoid Argentina as Spain crushed their side 6-1. Meanwhile, Brazil completed a revenge on arch-rivals and World Champions Germany to defeat them 1-0 by a slender margin in the international friendlies on Tuesday. Also Read - Good News! More Girls Are Now Being Adopted by Foreign Couples, UP Govt Credits 'Mission Shakti' Programme
For Spain, Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa opened the scoring in the 12th minute, which was followed by the unstoppable Isco hat-trick (27’, 52’, 74’). In the second-half Thiago Alcantra (55’) and Iago Aspas (73’) netted one a piece. Also Read - Germany: Several Injured in Stabbing Incident in Oberhausen, Attacker Arrested
For Argentina, Manchester City defender Nicolas Otamendi was the lone goal scorer in the 39th minute. Also Read - Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon Rises For First Time in Four Months, 50% Higher Than Previous Year
In the other fixture, a lone goal from Gabriel Jesus in the 37th minute was enough for Brazil to edge past Germany.