Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque was delighted that his side never allowed Belarus to settle in a 4-0 thrashing on Friday night.An early goal from Jordi Alba set the world and European champions on their way to victory in their World Cup Group I qualification match in Minsk, with Pedro scoring a fine hat-trick in the win.
A hat-trick by Pedro helped Spain extend their unbeaten run in World Cup qualification to 47 matches with a 4-0 win over Belarus.In a comfortable clash for Vicente Del Bosque's side at the Dinamo Stadium, Jordi Alba gave his side the lead in the 12th minute before Pedro opened his account nine minutes later.
World and European champions Spain travel to Minsk on Friday to face Belarus in a 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier.Spain's incredible 23-match winning streak in European Championship and World Cup qualifiers means they are heavily favoured to win, especially with Belarus in lacklustre form of late.
Vicente del Bosque insists that he will pick the best players available to him, even if that means dropping renowned stars.Chelsea's Juan Mata and Athletic Bilbao's Fernando Llorente were among those who failed to make Spain's latest 23-man squad for their 2014 World Cup qualifiers.
Javi Martinez believes Spain are still the team to beat in international football and must maintain their high levels of motivation.The world and European champions have been the outstanding team in international football over the last five years, but Martinez is wary of complacency as Spain prepare for 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Belarus and France.