Croatia has qualified for the U-19 European Championships in Germany after convincingly beating Belgium 4-0 in Rijeka on Monday…
Croatia lead 2-0 at half-time in the final game of the group against a strong Belgium side thanks to goals to Filip Benković (37′) and Fran Brodić (45′). Goals to Davor Lovren (76′) and Bojan Knežević (90′)in the second half made it 4-0 to Croatia, who won the group with wins also over Bulgaria and Scotland.
The U-19 European Championships will be held from 11 to 24 July 2016 and will feature the best 8 teams in Europe.
U-19: CROATIA – BELGIUM 4:0 (2:0)
Stadium Rujevica, Rijeka.
CROATIA: Šemper, Hudećek, Sosa (64′ Erlić), Benković, Soldo, Plantak, Brekalo (50′ Fintić), Knežević, Brodić, Balić (77′ Moro), Lovren
BELGIUM: Jackers, Caufriez (74′ Van Cleemput), Wouters, Miangue (74′ Mangala), Schoofs, Weymans, Kabir, Dimata, Djim (64′ Cuypers), De Medina, Van Landschoot
UEFA Elite Round – Group 5
1. Croatia – 9
2. Belgium – 6
3. Scotland – 3
4. Bulgaria – 0