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Euro 2016: Spain dominates match against Turkey to win 3-0

Published 17/06/2016

Spain's Alvaro Morata, 7, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's first goal during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Spain's Alvaro Morata, 7, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's first goal during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Spain's Nolito scores his side's second goal during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Spain's Alvaro Morata, 7, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's first goal during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Spain's Nolito scores his side's second goal during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Spain's Alvaro Morata, 2nd from right, celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Spain's Alvaro Morata, 2nd from right, celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Spain's Nolito celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Spain's Nolito scores his side's second goal during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Spain's Nolito scores his side's second goal during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Spain's Nolito, center, celebrates after scoring his sides second goal during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Spain's Nolito, center, celebrates after scoring his teams second goal during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
A fan is carried off the pitch by stewards during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Spain's Nolito celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Spain's Sergio Ramos reaches for the ball during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
Spain's Alvaro Morata, 2nd from right, celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Spain's Alvaro Morata, 2nd from right, celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Spain's Nolito celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Spain's Nolito scores his side's second goal during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Spain's Nolito scores his side's second goal during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Spain's Nolito, center, celebrates after scoring his sides second goal during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Spain's Nolito, center, celebrates after scoring his teams second goal during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
A fan is carried off the pitch by stewards during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Spain's Nolito celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Spain's Sergio Ramos reaches for the ball during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
Spain's Alvaro Morata, left, celebrates with his teammates Juanfran and Cesc Fabregas, right, after scoring his side's first goal during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Spain's Juanfran tries to beat Turkey goalkeeper Volkan Babacan during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Spain's Andres Iniesta runs with the ball during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
Spain's Gerard Pique watches Turkey goalkeeper Volkan Babacan leap for a save during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Turkey coach Fatih Terim walks towards his bench during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Turkey's Burak Yilmaz jumps for the ball next to Spain's Gerard Pique during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Spain's Alvaro Morata scores his side's first goal during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Spain's Alvaro Morata celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Spain's Alvaro Morata, left, celebrates with his teammates Juanfran and Cesc Fabregas, right, after scoring his side's first goal during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Spain's Alvaro Morata scores his side's first goal during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Spain's Alvaro Morata, 2nd from right, celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Spain's Sergio Ramos passes the ball during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
A picture of Turkey's first President Mustafa Kemal Ataturk is placed on the Turkish bench, prior to the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Turkey coach Fatih Terim looks on before the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Spain's Gerard Pique, left, and Turkey's Caner Erkin go for the ball during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Referee Milorad Mazic shows a yellow card to Turkey's Burak Yilmaz, 2nd right, during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Spain's David Silva, left, fights for the ball with Turkey's Caner Erkin during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Spain's Gerard Pique reacts during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Spain's Gerard Pique, left, and Turkey's Caner Erkin go for the ball during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Spain's Gerard Pique reacts next to Turkey goalkeeper Volkan Babacan during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Spain coach Vicente del Bosque looks on before the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Spain's Andres Iniesta lies on the pitch in pain during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
From left, Turkey's Mehmet Topal, Spain's Cesc Fabregas and Turkey's Hakan Calhanoglu fight for the ball during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
Spain's Sergio Ramos passes the ball during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
Spain's Juanfran tries to beat Turkey goalkeeper Volkan Babacan during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Turkey's Burak Yilmaz jumps for the ball next to Spain's Gerard Pique during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Spain's Andres Iniesta runs with the ball during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
Spain's Gerard Pique watches Turkey goalkeeper Volkan Babacan leap for a save during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Turkey coach Fatih Terim walks towards his bench during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Spain's Gerard Pique, left, and Turkey's Caner Erkin go for the ball during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Spain's David Silva, left, fights for the ball with Turkey's Caner Erkin during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Turkey coach Fatih Terim looks on before the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Referee Milorad Mazic shows a yellow card to Turkey's Burak Yilmaz, 2nd right, during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Reigning champions Spain marched into the second round of Euro 2016 with a 3-0 stroll over Turkey.

Two goals in three first-half minutes from Alvaro Morata and Nolito put Vicente del Bosque's team in control to move them top of Group D and into the last 16.

Juventus forward Morata added a third in the second half before Spain eased off ahead of their final group game against Croatia on Tuesday.

They were rarely troubled in Nice - becoming the first team to score three goals at this year's tournament - with Turkey on the brink after two defeats from their opening two games.

Spain have not lost at the European Championship since a 1-0 defeat to Portugal in 2004 and looked at their imperious best in the Allianz Riviera despite a lack of fight from Turkey.

Just like their opening game against the Czech Republic, Spain dominated the first half and almost went ahead after 11 minutes when Hakan Balka sliced the ball into his own post.

Gerard Pique, who scored a late winner against the Czechs on Monday, then headed the resulting corner over.

But, in contrast to Monday, Spain did not have to wait until the death to grab a deserved opener.

The holders took the lead in the 34th minute when Morata cleverly directed Nolito's cross past Volkan Babacan from 10 yards.

Then, three minutes later, it was Nolito's turn as the Celta Vigo forward cashed in on Mehmet Topal's miscued header to guide the ball into the corner.

Turkish flags are lined up in the stands prior to the the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Turkish flags are lined up in the stands prior to the the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Spain soccer team players warm up ahead of the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
General view of the Stade de Nice ahead of the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Spain soccer team players warm up ahead of the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Turkey team poses for photos prior to the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Turkey's Arda Turan fights for the ball against Spain's Juanfran during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Spain team soccer players pose for a photo ahead of the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Turkish fans cheer prior to the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

Turkey managed to limp to half-time without further damage but conceded a third just three minutes after the break when Spain sliced them open.

Andres Iniesta found Jordi Alba, who looked offside, but no flag came and he unselfishly squared to Morata to tap in from six yards and cap a 22-pass move.

A minute later Morata headed wide before Burak Yilmaz, Turkey's only change from their 1-0 opening defeat to Croatia, blazed a fine chance over.

David Silva then went close twice on the hour as the 2008 and 2012 champions broke out the exhibition football and replacement Soriano Bruno had his 68th-minute drive turned wide by Babacan.

Olcay Sahan was denied a late consolation by Cesar Azpilicueta with Spain superior in every department.

Turkish soccer team supporters hold flares at the end of the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Turkish soccer team supporters hold flares at the end of the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Turkey's fans light flares during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. Spain won 3-0. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Turkish soccer team supporters hold flares at the end of the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Turkish soccer team supporters hold flares at the end of the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Turkish soccer team supporters hold flares at the end of the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between Spain and Turkey at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

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