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Spain beats Puerto Rico 2-1 in exhibition


By Associated Press

BAYAMON, Puerto Rico (AP) — Santi Cazorla and Cesc Fabregas scored first-half goals to give world champion Spain a 2-1 exhibition win over Puerto Rico on Wednesday, its first match since winning European Championship last month.

Cazorla, preparing for his Arsenal debut, scored in the 42nd minute and Fabregas doubled the lead in the 45th with a low volley.

Marc Cintron scored 19 minutes into the second half for Puerto Rico, beating goalkeeper Pepe Reina.

While Spain is the top-ranked team in the world, Puerto Rico is ranked 138th.

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