International Friendly Recap: Wednesday May 30

Spain 4, South Korea 1

Three second half goals carried Spain to a big victory. Xabi Alonso broke a 1-1 tie from the penalty spot, and Santi Cazorla and Alvaro Negredo scored to ice the win. Fernando Torres drew first blood in the match, which is very encouraging to see from the Chelsea forward.

Sweden 3, Iceland 2

It took Zlatan Ibrahimovic two minutes to get Sweden on the board, and the Swedes held off Iceland. Ola Toivonen and Christian Wilhelmsson netted the other tallies. Iceland fell short against France by the score on 3-2 on Sunday, and are proving to be an appropriate test for teams preparing for Euro 2012.

Netherlands 2, Slovakia 0

The Dutch got back on track with a victory over a team they beat in the round of 16 in the 2010 World Cup. A seventh minute own goal gave the Netherlands a lead and Rafael Van der Vaart came off the bench and provided an insurance goal with a quarter-hour remaining.

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