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Croatia U-21 Beat European Champions Spain 3-0

(photo: Nikola Kurti)

(photo: Nikola Kurti)

The Croatia U-21 team have beaten current European champions Spain 3-0 on Thursday evening to go top of their Euro qualifying group…

Goals to Duje Ćaleta-Car (36th minute) and Stipe Perica (42nd, 48th) gave Nenad Gračan’s side the valuable 3 points against the 4-time European champions in Spain. Croatia face Estonia next on 28 March at home in Zaprešić.

Team celebrating after the win

Team celebrating after the win

U-21: SPAIN – CROATIA 0:3 (0:2)
Estadio El Plantio, Burgos.

Referee: C. Pawson (England)

Goals: 0:1 – Ćaleta-Car (36′), 0:2 – Perica (42′), 0:3 – Perica (48′)

SPAIN: Arrizabalaga, Bellerin, Jonny, Duarte (od 67′ Castro), Marin, Niguez, Asensio, Torres, Ceballos (od 54′ Pedraza), Delofeu, El Haddadi.

CROATIA: Livaković, Jedvaj, Ćaleta-Car, Perić, Milić, Pavičić (86′ Capan), Krovinović Ćorić ( 90+4′ Fiolić), Rog, Tudor, Perica (73′ Kolar).

U-21 Euro Qualification Group 6:
1. CROATIA 15 (6)
2. Spain 13 (6)
3. Sweden 10 (4)
4. Georgia 9 (7)
5. Estonia 4 (6)
6. San Marino 1 (7)

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