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EURO '08: Spain sparkles in rout of Russia
by Mike Woitalla, June 11th, 2008 6:30AM

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[SPAIN-RUSSIA REPORT CARD] David Villa became the first player to score a European Championship hat trick since 2000 when he led Spain to a 4-1 win over Russia. Villa also set up Cesc Fabregas' first goal for Spain - its fourth of the game - when he dribbled downfield before chipping a sublime pass to Xavi, whose shot was parried by Russian Igor Akinfeyev for Fabregas to hit home with a diving header. Soccer America's Mike Woitalla grades the players.

Spain Player Ratings
GRADE PLAYER (CLUB) GP/G
6 Iker Casillas (Real Madrid) 78/0
7 Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid) 35/4
6 Carles Puyol (Barcelona) 62/1
6 Carlos Marchena (Valencia) 43/2
7 Joan Capdevila (Villarreal) 19/3
8 Marcos Senna (Villarreal) 12/0
8 Andres Iniesta (Barcelona) 24/5
8 Xavi (Barcelona) 59/6
8 David Silva (Valencia) 15/2
10 David Villa (Valencia) 32/17
8 Fernando Torres (Liverpool) 50/15
Subs:
8 Cesc Fabregas
(Arsenal) 27/1
6 Santi Cazorla (Villarreal) 3/0
6 Xabi Alonso (Liverpool) 44/1

Russia Player Ratings
GRADE PLAYER (CLUB) GP/G
4 Igor Akinfeyev (CSKA Moscow) 20/0
5 Alexander Anyukov (Zenit St. Petersburg) 30/1
3 Denis Kolodin (Dynamo Kiev) 13/0
3 Roman Shirokov (Zenit St. Petersburg) 5/0
3 Yuri Zhirkov (CSKA Moscow) 17/0
5 Sergei Semak (Rubin Kazan) 47/4
6 Konstantin Zyryanov (Zenit St. Petersburg) 10/2
5 Igor Semshov (Dynamo Kiev) 26/0
6 Diniyar Bilyaletdinov (Lok. Moscow) 21/1
5 Dmitry Sychev (Lok. Moscow) 39/15
7 Roman Pavlyuchenko (Spartak Moscow) 16/7
Subs:
4 Vladimir Bystrov (Spartak Moscow) 20/4
5 Dmitry Torbinsky (Lok. Moscow) 9/1
4 Roman Adamov (FK Moscow) 3/0

(1=low; 5=average; 10=high)



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