Verratti: Congratulations Spain
Italian midfielder Marco Verratti has congratulated Spain after La Roja defeated the Azzurrini 4-2 in the final of the Euro U-21 Championships.
Mangia: Italy paid for inexperience
Italy U-21 Coach Devis Mangia believes his side paid for their inexperience after they lost to Spain in the final of the Euro Championships.
Mata: A privilege to play at Maracana
Juan Mata has claimed it is a 'privilege' to play at the Maracana ahead of Spain's Confederations Cup clash with Tahiti.
Spain win Euro U-21 Championship!
A first half hat-trick from Thiago Alcantara and a second half penalty from Isco gave Spain a 4-2 win over Italy in the final of the U-21 Euro Championship.
Pedro wary of Tahiti complacency
Spanish national team forward Pedro has admitted that La Roja are 'favourites' when they face Tahiti on Thursday.
Platini: Spain are the favourites
UEFA President Michel Platini believes that Spain U-21’s are the favourites for tonight’s European Championship final.
Morata starts Under-21 final
Julen Lopetegui has dropped Rodrigo Moreno in favour of Alvaro Morata for Spain’s UEFA Under-21 Championship Final against Italy.
Fabregas: Del Bosque always fair
Cesc Fabregas has reflected on Spain’s experimentation in attack and assured that under Vicente del Bosque, ‘there are few injustices’.
‘A goal against Spain would be great’
Tahiti Coach Eddy Etaeta has reflected that a goal against Spain on Thursday would be ‘a great thing’ for the minnows to achieve.
Insigne: I’m no worse than Isco
Lorenzo Insigne has reflected on Italy’s status as underdogs and on comparisons between himself and Spain’s Isco.
Spain changes expected for Tahiti
Spain’s latest training session saw Vicente del Bosque run through work with the squad’s alternatives, who are expected to feature against Tahiti.
Torres: We all think we can play
Fernando Torres says he is channelling the frustration from having missed Spain’s opening fixture of the Confederations Cup campaign.
Confederations Cup protests continue
Protesters angry at the Brazilian government’s investment in the Confederations Cup, World Cup and Olympics have continued to riot and demonstrate overnight.
Spain U-21s to remain unchanged
Julen Lopetegui will reportedly run against Italy in today’s UEFA Under-21 Championship Final with the same line-up Spain used against Norway.
Soldado welcomes Spain pressure
Roberto Soldado has reflected on his pride in featuring for Spain in their opening Confederations Cup game and has welcomed pressure on the team.
‘Spain better than Brazil, Argentina’
Diego Lugano has reflected on Spain’s strength, how they exhaust opponents and how it makes them better than Brazil and Argentina.
Marcelo: Spain haven’t won yet
Brazil full-back Marcelo has looked to play down the praise Spain have received for their opening performance in the Confederations Cup.
‘Spain favourites? No problem’
Devis Mangia is happy that Spain are favourites for the UEFA Under-21 Championship, as he reflects on the dream that Italy are living.
Spain head out to Rio
Spain’s squad have today travelled down to Rio de Janeiro to begin preparations for their second game in the Confederations Cup.
Joel: Future at Atleti is clear…
Joel Robles has conceded that he expects to leave Atletico Madrid this summer, as he pays tribute to Spain Under-21 teammate David de Gea.
Lopetegui expects 'beautiful' final
Julen Lopetegui has reflected on Spain’s challenge in trying to retain their title this Tuesday against Italy in the European Under-21 Championship Final.
Moreno: No Sevilla talks yet
Alberto Moreno has laughed off growing interest in him for this summer’s work with Spain Under-21s, but admits it would be nice to talk to Sevilla.
Thiago: Spain has 23 leaders
Thiago Alcantara has played down the significance of wearing the armband for Spain, affirming that the Under-21s are a team of leaders on the pitch.
Casillas: It felt like my debut
Iker Casillas reflected that starting for Spain against Uruguay last night felt the same as when he made his international debut 13 years ago.
Bartra hopes for Barca recognition
Marc Bartra has admitted that he hopes to convince Barcelona with his Spain Under-21 form that they may not need to sign another defender this summer.
LA ROJA BLOGS
Morata, the Galactico antithesis
Spain show their hunger
Del Bosque, this one is personal
Spain remain on track
Spain, favourites again
La Rojita look to extend reign
Spain’s opposition to Gibraltar
Victor, who rarely gets the spoils
Spain too good for alternatives?
Win or bust for Spain
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