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Final tournament - Group stage - Group B

Spain - Germany
4-0
 

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Spain show their class to leapfrog Germany

Published: Monday 2 December 2013, 15.22CET
Spain 4-0 Germany
Andrea Sánchez and Aitana Bonmati both scored twice as Spain qualified for the semi-finals as Group B winners ahead of Germany.
by Simon Hart
from Hinckley Stadium
Spain show their class to leapfrog Germany
Andrea Sánchez (No10) celebrates scoring against Germany ©Getty Images

Match statistics

SpainGermany

Goals scored4
 
0
Total attempts21
 
4
on target11
 
2
off target8
 
2
blocked2
 
0
against woodwork0
 
0
Corners6
 
0
Offsides1
 
1
Yellow cards2
 
0
Red Cards0
 
0
Fouls committed5
 
18
Fouls suffered18
 
5

Standings

Last updated: 03/12/2013 01:05 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
Published: Monday 2 December 2013, 15.22CET

Spain show their class to leapfrog Germany

Spain 4-0 Germany
Andrea Sánchez and Aitana Bonmati both scored twice as Spain qualified for the semi-finals as Group B winners ahead of Germany.

Spain secured their place in the semi-finals of the UEFA European Women’s Under-17 Championship in hugely impressive fashion with a 4-0 victory over Germany.

Andrea Sánchez and Aitana Bonmati each scored twice for Jorge Vilda's side, who flexed their muscles in Hinckley after last Friday's goalless draw with Scotland. In the process they overtook Germany at the top of Group B and will now face hosts England in the semi-finals on Thursday, when Germany take on Group A winners Italy.

While Germany had already booked their progress to the last four and were able to make three changes from the 4-0 win over France, this was not the case for Spain, and not surprisingly they began with greater urgency. They soon began creating openings, notably when Mireya García Boa got her head to a centre by Núria Garrote, but Vivien Brandt made the save. The breakthrough their bright start was promising arrived in the 13th minute as Bonmati picked up a half-cleared corner and centred to the far post where the unmarked Sánchez turned the ball in.

Nahikari García and Pilar Garrote both went close to adding to Spain's lead, and Germany's hopes were not helped by an injury to captain Jasmin Sehan on the stroke of half-time. Sehan collided with Elena De Toro as the Spain goalkeeper came out to block her shot and could not continue, with Nina Ehegötz coming on in her place.

The traffic towards Germany's goal did not relent in the second half. García put a free header wide at the near post after 54 minutes and six minutes later Spain had their second goal. Núria Garrote swung a cross over from the right and Sánchez showed real desire to outjump Michaela Brandenburg and head inside the far post.

In the last ten minutes, Spain underlined their superiority with two goals from Bonmati. For the first she sent a precise lob over Brandt before icing the cake with a fine half-volley into the far corner after being teed up by Sánchez’s headed flick. The only downside for Spain was a booking for Silvia Mérida which rules her out of the semi-final.

Last updated: 03/12/13 11.28CET

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Lineups

Spain

Spain

Germany

Germany

1Elena De Toro (GK)12Vivien Brandt (GK)
2Nuria Garrote
Yellow Card72
Substitution76
2Michaela Brandenburg
3Beatriz Beltrán4Jana Löber
4Silvia Mérida
Yellow Card46
Substitution62
6Saskia Matheis
6Pilar Garrote8Saskia Meier
7Nahikari García (C)
Substitution69
9Laura Widak
Substitution64
8Mireya García Boa10Jasmin Sehan (C)
Substitution41
9Patricia Guijarro14Leonie Stenzel
10Andrea Sánchez
Goal13
Goal56
15Ricarda Walkling
Substitution70
14Aitana Bonmati
Goal66
Goal69
16Michaela Specht
16Queralt Gómez17Melanie Ott

Substitutes

23Cristina Portomeñe (GK)21Lena Pauels (GK)
5Rocío Gálvez
Substitution62
3Lisa Karl
11Carmen Menayo5Kim Fellhauer
12Laura Ortega
Substitution69
7Nina Ehegötz
Substitution41
15Cintia Montagut
Substitution76
11Burcu Özkanca
Substitution70
17Maite Oroz13Isabella Hartig
18Laura Domínguez18Samantha Dick
Substitution64

Coach

Jorge Vilda (ESP) Anouschka Bernhard (GER)

Referee

Zuzana Štrpková (SVK)

Assistant referees

Lisa Rashid (ENG), Elena Adveenko (KAZ)

Fourth official

Lina Lehtovaara (FIN)

Legend:

  • GoalsGoals
  • Own goalOwn goal
  • PenaltiesPenalties
  • Missed PenaltiesMissed Penalties
  • reds_cardRed Cards
  • yellow_cardsYellow cards
  • yellow_red_cardsYellow/red card
  • SubstitutionSubstitution

See also

  • Spain

    Next match played Women's Under-17: v England, 05 December 2013, 3-0
  • Germany

    Next match played Women's Under-17: v Italy, 05 December 2013, 0-1
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