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Spain, England win warmups

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Spain and England won their warmup matches Friday...Details here from wire services...

Goals from Fernando Torres and Andres Iniesta helped Spain warm up for their defence of the World Cup trophy with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Bolivia in Seville.

Vicente del Bosque made seven substitutes during the second half and, after the outgoing Torres notched the opener from the penalty spot, substitute Iniesta contributed a clever side-footed finish in the 84th minute at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan.

Luis Alberto Gutierrez fouled Javi Martinez in the box and Torres coolly struck his penalty straight down the middle of the goal.

Bolivia rarely left their own half, but goalkeeper Romel Quinonez kept the scoreline respectable.

England warmed up for the World Cup with a 3-0 win over Peru which looked far more convincing on paper than in reality.

Daniel Sturridge curled home a stunning opener to put England ahead in their final game on home soil before the finals.

Phil Jagielka and Gary Cahill then scored from two set-pieces after the break to give the result an encouraging appearance.

Yet it was clear from this performance that there is still much work to be done if England are to hit the ground running -- as they must -- when they land in Brazil to take on Italy in their Group D opener.

Josip Drmic's emergence as Switzerland's best source of World Cup goals continued, striking late in a 1-0 warm-up win overJamaica.

The Bayer Leverkusen forward's assured finish with the outside of his right foot in the 84th minute marked his third goal in two international friendlies this year.

Drmic, a half-time substitute, earlier shot over a gaping goal from three yards out. He also forced Jamaica goalkeeper Andre Blake into a diving save from a rising shot.

Switzerland improved after a lacklustre first half, when coach Ottmar Hitzfeld started with only five players from his likely World Cup lineup.

Iran equalised in the second half to draw 1-1 with Angola, stretching their winless streak to four matches.

Karim Ansarifard scored the equaliser in the 56th minute after being set up by defender Ehsan Hajsafi and delivering a low diagonal shot past Angola keeper Delgado Elber.