International Matches - Under 17

Northern Ireland 0 - Spain 4

N. Ireland: Glendinning; McLaughlin, Watson, McCullogh, McKeown, Knowles, Ball (Lavery 72'), Kennedy, Burke, Carson (Winchester 79'), McLellan (McAlinder 55').
Spain: Ortolá; Edu, Ramalho, Jon Aranda, Galas, Juanmi, José Gómez, Rafa Alcántara (Alvaro Gómez 77'), Bernat (Gerard Deulofeu 57'), Paco, Suso (Sergi Darder 65').

Goals: 0-1. 43. Juanmi; 0-2. 69. Paco; 0-3. 75. Juanmi; 0-4. 77. Paco.

Ginés Meléndez's side got off to a great start in their Elite Group, beating hosts Northern Ireland 0-4 in the opening game in Coleraine. All the goals came in the second half, with Málaga's Juanmi heading the first from a corner by Liverpool's Suso. Valencia's Paco got the second, and Juanmi and Paco scored two more in the closing minutes for the final result. Belgium beat Poland 2-0 in the other group match.