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Last Updated: Wednesday June 11 2008 07:31 GMT

Spain claim first Euro hat-trick

David Villa

Spain have got their Euro 2008 campaign off to a great start, thrashing Russia 4-1.

David Villa scored the first hat-trick of the competition during the match at Innsbruck in Austria.

Arsenal's Cesc Fabregas came on as a sub and scored the fourth which was his first international goal.

The other game in group D was between Sweden and Greece, who won the competition last time around. But they got off to a poor start losing 2-0.