Euro Under-21 Semi-Finals: Spain’s Victory
On Wednesday, Spain defeated the Netherlands (3-0) in a semi-final game for the 2013 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship, bringing them to the top spot in Group B.
Spain’s excellent team performance proved too much for the Dutch Team. The Spanish strikers scored three goals. Alvaro Morata of Real Madrid was the first to hit in the 26th minute. Next, Malaga’s Francisco Román Alarcón Suárez, popularly known as Isco, scored another goal, leading the team to 2-0.
Getafe’s Alvaro Vasquez made the final goal in the 90th minute.
Despite Netherlands’ efforts, they missed a few opportunities against Spanish keeper David de Gea of Manchester United.
Julen Lopetegui, Spain’s coach said they are pleased to be in the semi-finals.
2011 champions Spain will play against Norway on Saturday while the Netherlands will face Italy on their next match.