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JOURNEY TO THE FINAL OF SPAIN U-17 IN FIFA U17 WORLD CUP

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The 17th FIFA U-17 World cup which was taking place in India had came to its final stage. The tournament started in October 6 in which 24 teams had been participated from 6 Confederation. In a country where cricket is overwhelming had broken the record of a attendance of 1,228,027(24,561 per match) out of 50 matches played. Just a 1000 is enough to break the 2011 Cricket WC. This shows that how the football was loved by Indians. Coming back to the tournament, the final of the tournament will be taking place in Salt Lake Stadium, officially known as Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan (VYBK) in KOLKATA in which we are going to see the clash between England and Spain the two top European teams going to meet one another on 28th October 2017.
Let’s see the journey of Spain in this tournament.
Can the Two time Runner-up grab the Glory?

GROUP STAGE
Spain has been in the Pot-2 before the official Draw of the tournament. During the draw which has been taken place in 7th July 2017 the team has placed in Group-D. In group-D the other team presented with Spain is Brazil, Niger, North Korea.

7th October 2017-Brazil VS Spain
This was the first group stage match in this Group where Spain had started the tournament with loss by 2-1.for, Spain the goal came as Own goal by Wesley in the 5th minute. For Brazil Lincoln had scored the first goal in the 25th minute and another goal has been scored by Paulinho in the First half’s extra time.

10th October 2017-Spain VS Niger
In the second match Spain had faced Niger, where Spain had won the game by 4-0.The Goal scorers for Spain are A. Ruiz he had scored 2 goals in 21st and 41st minute. After that Cesar had scored a goal in the 45th minute. Gomez had score a goal in 82nd minute.

13th October 2017-Spain VS North Korea
In the last match of the Group stage Spain had faced North Korea the result is easy victory to Spain winning by 2-0.The Goal scorers in this match was Moha at 4th minute and Cesar at 71st minute.

Result of Group Stage

ROUND OF 16
In the Round of, 16 Spain had faced France the result was favour on the side of Spain Grabbing a victory of 2-1. France had opened its account first by the goal from Pintor in the 34th minute. The Goal scorers for Spain are Miranda in 44th minute and A. Ruiz in 90th minute where he taken goal from Penalty.

QUARTER-FINAL
In Quarter-Final Spain had faced Iran and won the game by 3-1. The Goal Scorers for Spain in the match was A. Ruiz at 13th minute, Gomez at 60th minute, Ferran at 67th minute. The return goal came from Iran at the 69th minute it was scored by Karimi.

 

SEMI-FINAL
In Semi-Final they had faced Mali, The result is 3-1, Goal Scorers are A. Ruiz who was scored in the Penalty at the 19th minute and 43rd minute, Then Ferran had scored in 71st minute. The return goal from Mali had came from N’Diaye in the 74th minute.
This was the Road to Final of the Spain team.

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-conversation=”none” data-lang=”en”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>Mali U17 1-3 Spain U17 FT:<br><br>Abel Ruiz scores two with Ferrán Torres adding another to secure a place in the U17 World Cup final vs. England. <a href=”https://t.co/uj0cISpl5J”>pic.twitter.com/uj0cISpl5J</a></p>&mdash; Squawka News (@SquawkaNews) <a href=”https://twitter.com/SquawkaNews/status/923224414711361536?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>October 25, 2017</a></blockquote>
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FINAL-SPAIN VS ENGLAND
In the final Spain has to face England which was also a stong team was coming first time to the U-17 WC final. At the same time Spain has coming to the Final for the 3rd time in U-17 WC , In 2003 and 2007 reached final and lost game. At the same time the same Spain U-17 team was the Champions in 2017 UEFA European U-17 Tournament
For Spain top scorer in the tournament is Abel Ruiz who had scored 6 goals
For England the top scorer in the tournament is Rhian Brewester he had scored 7 goals most by any player in the tournament.

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-lang=”en”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>FIFA U17 World Cup Final:<br><br>Teams: England vs. Spain 🏆<br>Date: 28th October, 2017 🗓️<br>Venue: VYBK, Kolkata 🏟️<br><br>A rematch of the U17 Euros final. <a href=”https://t.co/Dld0kTgqnY”>pic.twitter.com/Dld0kTgqnY</a></p>&mdash; Squawka News (@SquawkaNews) <a href=”https://twitter.com/SquawkaNews/status/923229595767398400?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>October 25, 2017</a></blockquote>
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