Germany beaten, Spain, Italy and Portugal win in Euro warm-ups

Augsburg (Germany), May 30 (IANS) World champions Germany suffered a 1-3 loss against Slovakia in a warm-up match ahead of the Euro 2016 football tournament.

It was Germany’s third defeat in four games.

They went ahead through Mario Gomez’s penalty after 13 minutes at the Augsburg Arena on Sunday.

But Slovakia hit back through Marek Hamsik (41), Michal Duris (44) and Juraj Kucka (52).

Elsewhere, defending European champions Spain limbered up with a 3-1 win against Bosnia-Herzegovina in Switzerland.

Forward Nolito scored the opening two goals for Vicente del Bosque’s side. Midfielder Pedro added a late third after Emir Spahic had reduced the deficit for Bosnia.

Italy beat Scotland 1-0 in Malta with Graziano Pelle scoring the only goal of the match.

Portugal thrashed Norway 3-0 while Turket pipped Montenegro 1-0 and Ukraine edged Romania 4-3.



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