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Qualifying round - Group 4

Hungary - Spain
0-1
 

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Ñíguez fires Spain to Hungary success

Published: Thursday 4 September 2014, 18.27CET
Hungary 0-1 Spain
Saúl Ñíguez scored the only goal as Spain maintained their 100% record in Group 4.
by Matthew Watson-Broughton
from Pancho Aréna
Ñíguez fires Spain to Hungary success
Saúl Ñíguez strikes the only goal against Hungary ©puskasakademia.hu/BekeNorbert
 

Match statistics

Hungary
Spain

0

Goals scored

1

4

Total attempts

14

1

on target

6

2

off target

8

1

blocked

0

0

against woodwork

0

3

Corners

7

0

Offsides

1

4

Yellow cards

3

0

Red Cards

0

21

Fouls committed

20

19

Fouls suffered

21

Lineups

Hungary

Hungary

Spain

Spain

1Jova (GK)1Pacheco (GK)
4Tamás
4
2Javi Manquillo
5Kelemen3Bernat
6Windecker (C)
62
75
4Sergi Gómez
8Szolnoki
16
5Marc Muniesa
74
9Bacsa
69
6Saúl Ñíguez
66
87
11Ugrai
90+2
7Muniain (C)
4
65
13Farkas
46
8Sergi Roberto
83
85
15Poór9El Haddadi
77
18Bese10Suárez
19Vécsei11Deulofeu

Substitutes

12Nagy (GK)12Joni
3Baráth
75
13Arrizabalaga (GK)
7Szécsi14Pardo
85
14Márkvárt
69
15Sergi Darder
16Vass
46
16Sarabia
65
21Holender17Gaya
23Jagodics18Pérez
77

Coaches

László Dajka (HUN) Albert Celades (ESP)

Referee

Orel Grinfeld (ISR)

Standings

Last updated: 07/11/2014 13:46 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
  
Published: Thursday 4 September 2014, 18.27CET

Ñíguez fires Spain to Hungary success

Hungary 0-1 Spain
Saúl Ñíguez scored the only goal as Spain maintained their 100% record in Group 4.

A well-organised Hungary side came close to ending Spain's 100% record in UEFA European Under-21 Championship Group F, but Saúl Ñiguez broke their resistance.

Spain might have suspected their luck was out when captain Iker Muniain missed a penalty after just four minutes, but Ñiguez found his range on 66 minutes after a number of near misses, firing low under Levente Jova after Gerard Deulofeu jinked into the Hungary penalty area and found him on the edge of the area.

Muniain fired wide from the spot on four minutes after Márk Tamás was penalised for a pull on Deulofeu, and Spain looked to make amends. Denis Suárez had a shot beaten away by Jova, and looped a header over the bar within the space of three first-half minutes, but the pressure continued after the interval.

Already certain of a play-off place, Ñiguez's goal was a relief for reigning champions Spain, and they might have made it 2-0 soon afterwards, the impressive Deulofeu surging through the Hungary rearguard before Jova saved his shot from the right. Hungary's best chance came at the death, Patrik Poór hooking over the bar after Spain failed to clear a Roland Ugrai corner.

Last updated: 05/09/14 0.15CET

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