Spain edged past Georgia in 2022 World Cup qualifying Group B

Striker Dani Olmo scored a stoppage-time winner as Spain edged past Georgia in 2022 World Cup qualifying Group B.

Spain, who have not lost a World Cup qualifying game in 28 years, were behind at half-time after Khvicha Kvaratskhelia fired Georgia ahead.

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Manchester City’s Ferran Torres slid home Jordi Alba’s cross to equalise.

Alba was also credited with the assist for Olmo’s late long-range effort which gave the visitors a crucial win in front of 15,000 fans.

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Georgia’s Levan Shengelia was then sent off moments before the final whistle.

Spain, who host Kosovo on Wednesday, drew their opening qualifier 1-1 at home to Greece.

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In other games ,England maintained their winning start to the 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign with a comfortable victory over Albania in Tirana.

Cristiano Ronaldo stormed off the pitch at full time when he was denied a stoppage-time winner in Portugal’s 2-2 draw in Serbia.

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France forward Anthony Martial went off after receiving treatment for an injury during his country’s World Cup qualifying win over Kazakhstan.

 

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