Romania: Tatarusanu; Benzar, Nedelcearu, Chiriches, Grigore, Tosca; Deac (Maxim 71’), Marin, Stanciu (Hagi 63’); Puscas, Keseru (Andone 56’). 5-3-2.
Spain: Kepa; Jesús Navas, Sergio Ramos, Diego Llorente, Jordi Alba; Fabián, Sergio Busquets, Saúl, Dani Ceballos (Sarabia 77‘); Rodrigo (Oyarzabal 71’), Paco Alcácer (Mario Hermoso 84‘). 4-4-2.
0-1. 29. Ramos (penalty). After Deac brought down Ceballos inside the area.
0-2. 47. Alcácer. Steered ball into net after combining with Ceballos and Alba.
1-2. 59. Andone. Header past Kepa after Puscas headed back Benzar cross.
Yellow cards: Ramos 30’, Marin 31’, Saúl 76, Kepa 92’ / red cards: Llorente 79’.
Spain clocked up their fifth win out of five after beating Romania 1-2 in their latest Euro qualifier, their first ever away win against the East Europeans. Local keeper Tatarusanu made a string of saves, but Sergio Ramos converted a penalty after Ceballos was brought down in the area on the half hour mark, and Alcácer made it two after Ceballos and Jordi Alba combined to set him up soon after the break. Ex Deportivo striker Andone got one back though, and after Diego Llorente was sent off for a foul on Tosca, Kepa had to make a couple of late saves to ensure the result