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  • Koke looks back on Spain success

    "Amazing" was the verdict of midfielder Koke as he sat down to reflect with UEFA.com on Spain's triumphant UEFA European Under-21 Championship campaign in Israel.
  • Herscho reflects on Israel's U21 legacy

    With the dust now settled on the 2013 UEFA European Under-21 Championship, tournament director Ronen Hershco speaks to UEFA.com about the tournament's legacy.
  • ‘The best feeling’ for Spain stars

    Spain captain Thiago Alcántara told UEFA.com of “the best feeling possible” after his hat-trick helped Spain to retain their title, whilst Álvaro Morata revelled in the continuation of Spanish success.
  • De Gea riding the crest of Spanish wave

    David de Gea told UEFA.com about his joy in playing for Spain's Under-21s, the work of coach Julen Lopetegui and the "unbelievable level" of the country's national teams.
  • Final caps Jug's perfect month

    Matej Jug recently became a father again and on Tuesday the Slovenian will referee the Under-21 final in Israel – no surprise then that he "will remember June 2013 forever".
  • Italy depart with heads held high

    Marco Verratti and Fausto Rossi told UEFA.com of their pride at the strength of their squad after Italy’s 4-2 defeat to Spain in the final in Jerusalem.
  • Thiago dreams of back-to-back titles

    Spain's Thiago Alcántara told UEFA.com he "dreams" of scoring the decider against Italy in Tuesday's final as he bids to join an elite list of players to have won back-to-back U21 titles.
  • Sacchi credits Italy's holistic approach

    A doyen of coaching and head of youth at the Italian Football Federation, Arrigo Sacchi tells UEFA.com about the U21 finalists, developing youngsters and the Azzurri's future.
  • Lopetegui on 'beautiful' final

    Spain coach Julen Lopetegui is expecting "a beautiful final" on Tuesday as the holders look to retain their Under-21 crown against an Italy side with "a real ability to create danger".
  • Raúl recalls Spain near miss

    Raúl González tells UEFA.com about his experiences with the Spain side that finished runners-up at the 1996 Under-21 finals while stressing the "huge potential" of today's young crop.
  • Bartra on Spain's pursuit of perfection

    Even the ugly jobs in Spain's Under-21 team look easy on the eye and FC Barcelona centre-back Marc Bartra explains how: "When I was younger, I learned to be in control of the ball."
  • Luzon ecstatic as Israel finish in style

    Guy Luzon told UEFA.com that a 1-0 win for Israel over England in Jerusalem was the perfect way to round off his spell as Under-21 coach as he reflected on the hosts’ tournament.
  • Spain U21 joy meant much to Javi Martínez

    "It was one of the best experiences I have had in football," Javi Martínez told UEFA.com as he recalled winning the 2011 UEFA European Under-21 Championship with Spain.
  • Insigne fit and raring to go for Italy

    One of Italy's stars in Israel, Lorenzo Insigne told UEFA.com about his pride in wearing the Azzurrini No10 shirt and hopes of a "wonderful emotion" against Spain in Tuesday's final.
  • Mangia satisfied, Pot rueful

    Devis Mangia reflected on the fruits of two years’ labour after Italy reached the final with a 1-0 win over Netherlands, whose coach Cor Pot looked back on a “positive impression” left by his side’s performances in Israel.
 

Statistics

Last updated: 05/03/2014 00:23 CET

Standings

Qualifying round

Qualifying round

Group 1

TeamsPPts
England England719
Moldova Moldova713
Wales Wales710
Finland Finland79
Lithuania Lithuania77
San Marino San Marino94
 
 
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