It wasn't a classic performance from the league leaders at the Santiago Bernabéu but Los Blancos nicked it with a beauty from Marco Asensio.
Alfredo Relaño gives his assessment of the Spanish national team following their exit from Euro 2020.
The Spain coach has yet to construct an XI of guaranteed starters and doesn’t even have a concrete group of 16 or 18 who he can mix and match depending on who is fit.
So, the conclusion seems to be that Robert Moreno's ambition got the better of him and that accelerated the end for him...
J. G. Matallanas discusses the returning Spain coach Luis Enrique's press conference, in which he explained his version of events between himself and his former assistant Roberto Moreno.
There had been morbid curiosity over whether or not there would be any parting shots from Robert Moreno.
Imagine the scene. It's Monday night at the Metropolitano, and Robert Moreno faces the media post-match...
The Malta game brought its glut of goals – not quite as many as the famous 1983 qualifier, but enough to demonstrate the gulf between the two sides.
Spain coach Robert Moreno hopes his team can win both of their final Euro 2020 qualifiers to guarantee that they finish top of Group F, writes Alfredo Relaño.