Roberto Martinez’s opening game as Belgium manager ended with jeers from the home crowd as aDavid Silva brace handed Spain a comfortable victory.
While Julen Lopetegui’s first game as Spain boss started brightly, and their first goal came after a Vitolo cross fell to Diego Costa, with the Chelseastriker laying the ball off to Silva, who slid the ball home.
Belgian fans made their displeasure known at half-time, but the hosts failed to improve after the break, with Thibaut Courtois called into action early on to keep out a GerardPique header.
Just after the hour-mark, Vitolo was brought down in the box by Jordan Lukaku, with Silva sending Courtois the wrong way to put Spain two clear.
Belgium’s best chance fell to Kevin De Bruynelate on, but a terrific save from David De Gea ensured the Man United ‘keeper kept a clean sheet – cue more boos at full-time.
Roberto Martinez on the bench