Belgium: Dhoest; Cisse, Atheba, Malanda-Adje,
Ofori-Appiah; Musondo, Jordy Croux, Carvalho, Cabumi, Lumanza Lembi; Ducatteeuw
(Brulmans 52'). 4-5-1.
Spain: Alfonso Herrero; Óscar Arroyo, Carlos Garrido, Iker Undabarrena (Federico Vico 62'), Diego Caballo; Iván Sáez, Pablo Iñíguez de Heredia (Moisés Gómez 48'),; Saúl Ñíguez, Denis Suárez, Gerard Deulofeu; Raúl de Tomás (Iker Hernández 54'). 4-2-3-1.
Goals: 1-0. 61. Carvalho; 1-1. 71. Moisés; 1-2. 76. Gerard; 1-3. 84. Vico.
Spain's under 17 side got off to a winning start in Belgium, coming from a goal down against their hosts to run out 1-3 winners in the end. Despite having ten shots to Belgium's one in the first half, and having a couple of penalty appeals turned down, the youngsters went behind midway through the second half when Carvalho headed a cross from Croux past Alfonso Herrero. Ten minutes later though Moisés equalised after Dhoest could only kick away a shot from Gerard Delofeu, and five minutes after that Gerard got the second himself after cutting in from the left wing to beat the local keeper with an angled shot. Then with the game in injury time and Belgium throwing everything forward, Gerard set up Vico on a quick counter-attack to wrap things up for Ginés Meléndez's side. Spain's next opponents will be Northern Ireland, who lost 3-2 to England in the other group game.