- Associated Press - Sunday, June 30, 2019

UDINE, Italy (AP) - Spain beat Germany 2-1 to match Italy with a record fifth title at the Under-21 European Championship on Sunday.

Fabian Ruiz opened the scoring with a long-range strike early on, then Dani Olmo doubled the advantage in the 69th from close range after goalkeeper Alex Nubel could not handle a shot from Ruiz.

Nadiem Amiri pulled one back for Germany two minutes from time with a long, deflected shot.

Spain avenged defeat to Germany in the 2017 final.

Ruiz, a midfielder with Napoli, was named player of the tournament.


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