|Portugal Sent Packing|
The Portuguese exited the World Cup in the
round of 16 after making the semifinals four years ago.
|Cape Town, South Africa (Sports Network) - David Villa scored the match-winning goal in the second half and Spain defeated Portugal, 1-0, on Tuesday at Green Point Stadium to advance to the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup.|
Villa scored in the 63rd minute when he followed his own deflected shot with a second chance off the underside of the crossbar, and pulled into a tie for the tournament lead with four goals.
Spain will play Paraguay, which defeated Japan on penalties 5-3 after a 0-0 draw through 120 minutes, in the quarterfinals on Saturday. continue>>