(CNN Spanish) — Spain beat Costa Rica 7-0 in group E of Qatar 2022 and showed why it is the top of its group and why it is one of the favorites to play the long-awaited seventh game.
The win so far is the biggest victory in this World Cup, but it is not in the history of the event that has been played since 1930.
You are with the biggest victories in the history of the world championships.
The most bulky: Hungary 10 – El Salvador 1 in 1954
Hungary had a glorious past in the World Cups. He was runner-up in Italy 1938 and Switzerland 1954, but this victory did not occur during those years of splendor. It was in the 1982 World Cup in Spain in the first round. By the 70th minute of the game the score was 5-1. It ended 10-1 to the misfortune of the Central American team.
with nine goals
Hungary 9 – South Korea 0 in 1954
It happened in the first round of the 1954 World Cup in Switzerland. Hungary reached the final, which Germany won.
Yugoslavia 9 – Zaire 0 in 1974
The impressive victory in the first round allowed Yugoslavia to go to the next round in the 1974 World Cup in Germany, but was eliminated at that stage.
with eight goals
Sweden 8 – Cuba 0 in 1938
The quarterfinals of the 1938 World Cup in France saw this duel not even at all. The beating took place on June 12 in Antibes.
Uruguay 8 – Bolivia 0 in 1950
This South American duel happened in the first round of the 1950 World Cup in Brazil. Yes, the “Maracanazo”.
Germany 8 – Saudi Arabia 0 in 2002
Germany’s debut at the 2002 Korea-Japan World Cup was a colossal beating. The victim was the Saudi Arabian team, which suffered a hat-trick from Miroslav Klose.
A bunch of seven goals
Uruguay 7 – Scotland 0 in 1954
On June 19, during the 1954 World Cup in Switzerland, Uruguay, current world champion, gave Scotland this beating in the first phase. Carlos Borges scored a triplet.
Turkey 7 – South Korea 0 in 19 in 1954
In Group 2 of the first phase of the World Cup in Switzerland there were several wins. One of them was this 7-0 from Turkey to South Korea. Here happened the aforementioned 9-0 from Hungary to South Korea, and Hungary also tipped Germany 8-3.
Poland 7 – Haiti in 1974
In the 1974 World Cup in Germany, Poland came third. This victory occurred in the first phase, in group D.
Portugal 7 – North Korea 0 in 2010
Cristiano Ronaldo scored the sixth goal of this thrashing suffered by the Asian team in the group stage of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
The most recent: Spain 7 – Costa Rica 0 in 2022
“La Roja” did justice to their favoritism and crushed the Central American team at the start of Qatar 2022. The stars of the win were: Dani Olmo (11′), Marco Asensio (21′), Ferran Torres (31′ and 54 ‘), Gavi (74′), Carlos Soler (90′), Álvaro Morata (92’).