Spain cruised to an 8-0 win over last-place Liechtenstein to stay in control of Group G in European qualifying for the 2018 World Cup this morning.
Alvaro Morata and Iago Aspas each scored two goals as Spain maintained its three-point advantage over second-place Italy with two matches remaining.
Spain also scored through Sergio Ramos, Francisco "Isco" Alarcon, David Silva and an own goal by Max Goeppel as it repeated its 8-0 victory over Liechtenstein last year, securing at least second place in the group for the 2010 world champions.
However, the easiest goal went to Isco after a horrid clearance from Liechtenstein goal keeper Peter Jehle saw him miss the ball completely and leave the goal unattended for Spain to tap the ball in.
Spain has a far better goal difference than Italy, which it beat 3-0 on Saturday, so it can virtually secure first place — and a spot for next year's tournament in Russia — with a home win against Albania in Alicante on Oct. 6.
Spain's last loss in World Cup qualifying was in November 1993.