Spain advance to UEFA U-21 championship semi-finals

Updated: Jun 10, 2013, 16:10 PM IST

Jerusalem: Spain beat Germany 1-0 to reach the semifinals of the 2013 UEFA U-21 championship here.

Spain dominated the match Sunday with 18 scoring attempts to Germany`s six. But Spain failed to take advantage of those chances until Alvaro Morata scored in the 86th minute.

Morata`s goal not only secured Spain`s place in the semi-finals but also eliminated Germany after a second straight defeat in Group B.

In the other Group B match played the same day, the Netherlands thrashed Russia 5-1.