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Soccer-Bonmati scores twice as Spain outclass Switzerland with 5-0 win

Aitana Bonmati scored a brace to help World champions Spain thrash Switzerland 5-0 in a Nations League group game on Tuesday. Spain were playing their first game at home after winning the World Cup in Australia last month and following the furore caused by former Spanish Federation (RFEF) boss Luis Rubiales kissing player Jenni Hermoso on the lips at the medal ceremony.

The fans showed their support for the world champions, with captains Alexia Putellas and Irene Paredes showing off the World Cup trophy to the 14,194 fans at the Nuevo Arcangel stadium in Cordoba, setting a new Spanish attendance record for the women’s national team. “We were looking forward to celebrating with the fans,” Bonmati told TVE.

“I’m happy with the game, with how we won and with the attendance record. It’s a night we will never forget.” Lucia Garcia and Putellas both had good early chances to open the…

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