Georgia had already validated their ticket, with Spain overtaking Portugal (33-28) to play in the World Cup for the first time since the 1999 edition.
Sixteenth ticket to Spain! If Rugby had already qualified for the 2023 World Cup in Pool C with Georgia, Wales, Australia and Fiji, who are guaranteed to win the European Championship after eliminating Russia. The second ticket was played during the clash between Spain and Portugal in Madrid this Sunday.. While Carcassonne Schrum half Samuel Marquez opened the scoring for Portugal, the Spaniards reacted strongly on the first try of the game, signed by John Sabala. A very intense start to the match as the Portuguese regained control through Geronimo Portola. In front of their public, the Spaniards responded with two attempts within ten minutes of Fred Querzi then signing Marco Pinto. If Pedro Bettencourt brings Portugal to two points on his team’s second attempt, Hooker Marco Pinto went there with his double and allowed Spain to return to their locker room.
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Spain with South Africa, Ireland and Scotland
The tension of qualifying directly for the World Cup later affected both teams Very few flights in the second half of this meeting. Indeed, 20 minutes after the break, there was a duel between goal scorers between Manuel Ordas for Spain and Samuel Marquez for Portugal. By the end of the game, Jose Madeira had saved the Portuguese’s honor, but it was already too late. Spain won by five lengths (33-28) and could not be knocked out of second place before their final match against Georgia next weekend.. After their first participation in 1999, the Spanish selection will play in its second World Cup. As the second qualifier to Europe, Transfer to Pool B along with South Africa, Ireland and Scotland. Meanwhile, the Portuguese will have to wait for a setback to retain third place from Romania in the Netherlands next weekend, qualifying for the final replay tournament.
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