Spain routs Cyprus 6-0 in Euro 2024 qualifying after judge issues Rubiales order

GRANADA, Spain (AP) — Spain’s men restored normal service on the field Tuesday. They beat Cyprus 6-0 in a European Championship qualifying game two days after disgraced soccer federation president Luis Rubiales resigned. At almost exactly the time Gavi gave Spain an 18th-minute lead a television interview given by Rubiales began broadcasting on a British cable news channel. Spain kept on scoring to keep its fans focused on the soccer action. Spain close the gap on Group A leader Scotland to six points. Spain has played one game fewer and hosts Scotland next on Oct. 12.

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