Spain loses to France and is left out of the final in the European sub-17


The Spanish under-17 soccer team was eliminated this Tuesday in the semifinals of the men’s European Championship in the category, due to their 1-3 defeat against the French team, in a match played in Felcsut (Hungary) and which He decided for the gala comeback in the last moments.

After a first half of mutual contention, and after a great intervention by the Spanish goalkeeper Raúl Jiménez, the ‘can’ opened in the 69th minute with a great goal from Lamine Yamal. The FC Barcelona youth player received the ball at the right corner of the rival area, edged inward and fired a left-footed shot to the far post.

His shot entered the French goal without palliatives, with a certain ‘folha seca’ effect, and put Spain ahead. However, the French team equalized almost immediately (73′) with a header from Mathis Lambourde from a corner, thrown by Saïmon Bouabré into the small area.

Encouraged by this goal, France finished off their comeback with another goal in the 80th minute. Thanks to some good individual play down the left flank, Tidiam Gomis crossed to the immediate vicinity of Raúl Jiménez and Yanis Issoufou appeared, between the central defender and the goalkeeper, to finish off the goal. 1-2 with his left foot. Already in added time, Gomis himself made the final 1-3 finishing off a rebound from the rival goalkeeper at will.

In this way, ‘Les Bleus’ will play the final of the tournament next Friday (8:00 p.m.) against Germany, which won Poland 3-5 in the other semifinal. Goals from Max Moerstedt, Paris Brunner, Charles Herrmann, Assan Ouédraogo and Robert Ramsak turned the score around at half-time (2-1) and sealed the German victory.