Germany has beaten Spain in the final of the European Youth championship. Mitchell Weiser became the author of a golden goal for Germany.
On the back of the Confederations Cup the European Youth Championship fell back into the shadow. But on Friday evening the final match of continental championship that was held in Krakow was in the center of attention. This match had promised its fans a spectacular match – Germany against Spain. Relatively recently, in 2008 the similar final had happened on adult Euro. Then "La Furia Roja" won thanks to Fernando Torres’s goal. Now young Germans were able to gain revenge.
Spain quickly took an initiative. This should come as no surprise, as "La Furia Roja " was a favorite of this final. The team consists of Héctor Bellerín, Gerard Deulofeu, Saúl Ñíguez and Marco Asensio. These are quite famous football players. Nevertheless, Spaniards acted too academically, obviously going too far in short assists and intention to act in style. Germany has managed to brace and created the super moment – Max Meyer technically headed from just inside the area against the post. Spain answered with header performed by Bellerín – met the cross from the right but his header came wide of the far post though visually the goalkeeper controlled everything.
Eventually Germany possessed the ball most of the time. In the middle of the first half Bundesteam has managed to create two more moments. At first Serge Gnabry has taken low ball from the left and rifled a volley into the side netting. Then Gnabry again kicked from penalty area, but this time the ball is scuffed straight at Kepa. Closer to the end of the first half Bundesteam took the lead. After cross from the right wing Mitchell Weiser struck incredibly beautiful header, on an arch having sent a ball from the region of the six yard box right corner exactly under a far post!
Unusual goal of Germany in the youth Euro final
After the break the youth team of Spain rushed to attack, but the resistance of the German team was serious and intelligent. Bundesteam didn't give its opponents the time and the space that they due to active and high pressure. Sometimes football players of German national team consciously were acting with their opponents harshly, intending to enrage technical Spanish players. "" La Furia Roja" had really a good chance in the fifty eighth minute. Saul kicked from twenty meters from under the defender in the left corner, but Yulian Pollersbeck made a save.
In one of the rare attacks Germany could strengthen a goal advantage. Serge Gnabry surged in from the left but saw his low shot blocked by the boot of Kepa Arrizabalaga In the 72 nd minute Spain had chance to tie the game. Daniel Ceballos hammered a superb strike wide of Pollersbeck's right-hand post. Soon Gerard Deulofeu hammered from the middle range but ball met the defender.
hurried, and Germans in every way were trying to play for time,
without going at the same time to deaf defense. To a final whistle
the score 1:0 remained on a score-board. Germany has won the European
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