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Croatia Stay Unbeaten to Win Group at UEFA U-17 European Championships

hns1Croatia has drawn their final group match 0-0 with Spain to finish top of Group A at the UEFA U-17 European Championships in Bulgaria…

Croatia went through the group stages without conceding a goal after beat hosts Bulgaria (2-0) and Austria (1-0) in their first two matches of the tournament. Croatia will face Belgium in the quarter-final on Friday. If Croatia win the match they will also qualify for the U-17 World Cup.

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U-17 EURO: CROATIA – SPAIN 0:0 (0:0)

Referee: E. Lambrechts (Belgium)
Yellow cards: Lovren (24′), Babić (50′), Pepelu (55′), Urošević (61′), Zenko (69′)

Croatia: Nevistić, Hudećek, Sosa (41′ Soldo), Kalaica, Briški, Lovren (55′ Majić), Halilović, Urošević, Zenko, Babić (53′ Brekalo), Blečić. Coach: D. Bašić.

Spain: Inaki, Amo, Cucu, Alex Martin, Dani Morer, Alena, Villalba (80+1′ Oscar), Pepelu (73′ Moya), Dani Olmo, Kuki (78′ Navarro), Carles Perez. Coach: S. Denia.

Group A:
1. Croatia 7 (3:0)
2. Spain 5 (3:2)
3. Austria 2 (2:3)
4. Bulgaria 1 (2:5)

(photo credit / HNS Drago Sopta)

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