Under 18 European championship

Yugoslavia 2 - Spain 6

Spain: Javi López; Paredes, Rubén, Navarro, Diego Alegre; Parri, Arteta (Bordas 75'), Oscar (Roberto 65'), Jacinto; Nano (Riera 65'), Perona. Non playing substitutes: Víctor, Zubiaurre, Galindo, Elías. Helsinki, Finland.

Spain took third place in the competition with a high scoring victory over Yugoslavia. Barcelona striker Jorge Perona notched his second hat-trick in successive games to finish the tournament as top scorer with eight goals in four matches. Perona scored Spain's second in the twentieth minute after Bihorac had equalised Arteta's first minute goal, and added two more in the second half. Espanyol's Jacinto also scored a goal in each half to complete the rout, and Bihorac got his and Yugoslavia's second soon after the break. Poland won the final 3-1 against the Czech Republic in what will be the last European under 18 tournament. (29.07.01)

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