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OFFICIAL: Spain Set Three (3) New Records Despite Playing Out A Goalless Draw Against Sweden

Spain endured a frustrating game against Sweden as they ended the game in a stalemate on Monday evening at the Estadio de La Cartuja.

 

La Roja failed to break down the Swedes defence despite creating more chances of hitting the back of the net.

 

Despite failing to get all three points in the game, Luis Enrique’s side set three new records in a European Championship game.

 

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According to Opta, La Roja are the first team in the history of the European competition to amassed an 85 per cent possession in a match.

 

They also became the first team in a European Championship game to complete 419 passes in the opening 45 minutes.

Spain completed a total of 917 passes which now stand as a record in a European Championship game.

Aside from the Spanish national team setting records, Barcelona youngster Pedro González López popularly known as Pedri became the youngest player to feature for La Roja in a European Championship game aged 18 years, 201 days old.

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Spain will switch focus to their next group game against Poland after failing to get a win over Sweden.

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