World Cup qualifier

Spain 1 - Bosnia Herzegovina 0

Spain clocked up their first three points in the new World Cup campaign, although they made hard work of it before finally running out 1-0 winners over Bosnia Herzegovina. Marcos Senna hit the bar midway through the first half, and David Villa fired a penalty kick wide after Capel was tripped in the area close to half time. Villa made up for his miss, scoring from the tightest of angles after picking up a Fábregas through ball and rounding the keeper twelve minutes in to the second half. But Del Bosque's side couldn't add to their total, and there was relief all round when the referee blew the final whistle. (06.09.08)