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Iago Aspas scores brilliant goal for Spain vs England

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Beating Spain is never easy but Gareth Southgate's England were just seconds away from doing it on Tuesday night.

Goals from Adam Lallana and Jamie Vardy had given the Three Lions a solid lead but two late equalisers spoiled Gareth Southgate's night as he concluded his spell as England interim manager.

Ex-Liverpool flop Iago Aspas arguably scored the goal of the night with a brilliant left-footed finish to get Spain back in the game before Isco's last minute strike dented what had otherwise been a largely positive England performance.

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John Stones had enjoyed one of his better games in an England shirt up until the 89th minute when Aspas punished him for standing off for too long.

As you can see from the video below, when Aspas initially collected the ball there did not appear to be much danger.

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However, Aspas, who now plays for Celta Vigo, drove directly at Stones before cutting in on his favoured left foot and curling home a great strike that bounced in off the post.

It was the 29-year-old's first appearance for his country and he has certainly come a long way since his disappointing spell at Anfield.

He was the unfortunate subject of a video that went viral a few years ago after a dreadful attempt at a short corner against Chelsea - we've put it below just in case you've forgotten.

The Spanish forward didn't stick around too much longer after that but he proved a point with his cameo at Wembley.

And there were plenty of people on Twitter who were left a bit surprised by the quality of Aspas' goal.

Here are some of the best tweets:

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