Spain: Iñaki Peña, Francisco García, Gorka Zabarte, Juan Brandariz, Alejandro Robles; Oriol Busquets (Pol Lozano 77’), Manuel Morlanes, Brahim Abdelkader (Giovani Navarro 60’); Abel Ruiz, Jordi Mboula, Juan Agüero (Ivan Martín 55’). 4-3-3.
Israel: Mregen Amit, Cohen Noam, Nadir Ofek, Daraseila Jiji, Shlomo Raz, Zohar Ori, Karzev Eden (Malka Netanel 77’), Butbul Avi (Khalaila 65’), Almog Eylon, Goldberg Nei (Sarsur Muhamad 45’), Solomon Manor.
Goals: 1-0. 83. Abel Ruíz.
A strike by Barcelona’s Abel Ruíz in the third minute of time added on gave Santi Denía’s side a win in the opening game of the European Elite round. Both keepers had several saves to make, but with a draw seemingly on the cards Giovani Navarro passed across for Ruíz to fire a low shot past Amit.