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Nico's good half hour in the comfortable U-21 victory (3-0)

Published:13/10/2021 - 09:06h

Updated:13/10/2021 - 09:06h

The Spanish Under-21 team thrashed Northern Ireland (3-0) in a match where Nico González was a substitute and played half an hour in the second half. Sergio Gómez led the victory of the 'Rojita' with a double

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The Spanish selection Sub-21 went through on of a feeble Northern Ireland and won 3-0 in The Cartuja of Seville. The ones of Luis de la Fuente were very upper of the first to the last minute and sentenced the party in the first part thanks to a hit Sergio Gómez. The ex canterano of the FC Barcelona and current player of the Anderlecht marked the first of penalti and the second after a good shot in the first time. Already in the second part, Abel Ruiz closed the marker after a head butt that 'ate' the Irish goalkeeper.

This result leaves to the Spanish leaders of group in the phase of classification for the European of the 2023. The Sub-21 has 12 points of 12 possible and follows invicto with plenary of triumphs. The good feelings are evident and everything aims that Spain does not go to suffer to happen leader of group and of this form contest a new Eurocopa Sub-21 inside two years.

The first 45 minutes were of total command of Spain, that threw almost 20 times to door and that sinned of fault of tarpaulin. Abel Ruiz, another ex of the Barça, was fallón of face to goal and erró two very clear occasions that had supposed the 1-0. Sergio Gómez was the one who did not fail from the eleven metres and with a big shot in which it showed his good left-handed. This target, the second of the crash and of his particular account, cleared the duel.

Ireland had to change the plan of party to try trace back, but did not do it and after the rest all followed the same. Ruiz this time commanded his head butt direction goal and the Irish archer failed in the clear and allowed that the 'Rojita' added the 3-0. With the meeting seen for sentence and with Spain comodísima in the terrain of game, Luis de la Fuente gave him something more than half hour to Nico González, that went out by Turrientes.

Nico left good feelings in the time that played

The mediocentro of the Barcelona planted like pivote, his usual position in the filial from the past season and place that is allocated to occupy in the Barça. The Galician did not have it complicated to leave destellos of quality in front of a Northern Ireland won that it did not put in aprietos to the selection in any moment. The one of A Coruña commanded in the centre of the field, distributed game with comfort and left his stamp in the crash.

These minutes go to serve him to Nico to follow filming of face to what is for arriving in the group barcelonista. Although the canterano is not being so important like Gavi, everything aims that it will follow explaining for Ronald Koeman, especially if it follows the plague of injuries. With Pedri 'KO', the son of the ex deportivista Fran González will be the main alternative for the midfield that there is in the bench.

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