Spain win Under-19 European Championship


The nation have now won the competition seven times after the current crop of youngsters beat Russia on Sunday

Spain have won the Under-19 European Championship after beating Russia 2-0 in the final on Sunday.

The two nations met in the group stage, with Russia winning 3-1, but La Rojita produced a clinical display to get revenge and claim the trophy for a seventh time.

Real Madrid youngster Borja Mayoral made it 1-0 with a header in the first half, before Villarreal’s Matias Nahuel wrapped up the victory in the 78th minute.

It is the third time in five years that Spain have won the competition.

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