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Torres on for Spain after Swiss take shock lead

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Update: 2010-06-16 15:49:10

DURBAN: Striker Fernando Torres came on as a 62nd minute double substitution with Jesus Navas for Spain after the tournament favourites went 1-0 behind to Switzerland in their opening World Cup Group H match on Wednesday.

Torres was declared fit after recovering from knee surgery but the coach opted to start the match with David Villa playing as a lone forward. With the substitutions, Spain were playing with three strikers.

Spain started better but were stunned by Switzerland`s first real attack when Gelson Fernandes scored after 52 minutes.

BDST: 1019hrs, June 16, 2010
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