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Star Sixes: Spain 8-1 Nigeria: Super Eagles suffer Legends World Cup obliteration

Goal.com logo Goal.com 15-07-2017

Spain have reached the Legends World Cup semi-final after they annihilated Nigeria 8-1 in their quarter-final clash in London on Saturday.

Clipped off injured goalkeeper Peter Rufai, who was injured during the game, the Super Eagles were torn apart by the ruthless Europeans at O2 Arena.

Nigeria keeper Peter Rufai goes off with a knock, ex Northern Ireland keeper @maiktaylor1, the #StarSixes understudy, goes in goal! #SPANGA

— Star Sixes (@StarSixes) July 15, 2017

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Rufai, who had already let in four goals was replaced by Northern Ireland legend Maik Taylor after he was injured in the course of the game.

Michel Salgado became the competition’s top scorer after netting a hat-trick against the defensively deficient Africans.

Hat-trick hero @TheRealSalgado creates and finishes his third #SPANGA #StarSixes pic.twitter.com/qfPuPQA1VS

— Star Sixes (@StarSixes) July 15, 2017

Luis Garcia, Alfonso Perez, Carlos Marchena, Gaizka Mendiata and Joan Capdevila also found the back of the net, with Yakubu Aiyegbeni getting the consolation strike but the damage had long since been done.

Yakubu smashes home his fourth goal at #StarSixes to reduce the arrears #SPANGA pic.twitter.com/9bqUDW3K0A

— Star Sixes (@StarSixes) July 15, 2017

FT Spain 8-1 Nigeria. A goal in the last seconds from @capde11 sends Spain into the semis with ease #SPANGA #StarSixes pic.twitter.com/ovVTLCz4AH

— Star Sixes (@StarSixes) July 15, 2017

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