Under 19 Championship

Spain 1 - Holland 0

Spain kept alive their hopes of reaching the final stage of the European championships with a narrow victory over Holland. After their disappointing draw against Lithuania, the youngsters needed to win against Ruud Gullit's side and also against Hungary in their last match to be sure of making it through to Switzerland. But once again they were held off for much of the game, and they hardly created any chances until Willy ran on to Silva's through ball a quarter of an hour from the end to beat Brack. After that though they could have increased their lead, the keeper tipping headers from Rubén and Víctor over the bar and Víctor having goal disallowed. (22.05.04)

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