In Poland started 21st the youth championship of Europe on football (players under 21), which is attended by 12 teams.
In the opening match defending Champions, the Swedes drew with England 0:0. The Slovaks have won strong-willed victory over owners of tournament 2:1.
Sweden — England 0:0
At the beginning of the match, the British, having a stronger squad (all the players — the players of clubs of the Premier League), had the advantage. Then the Swedes leveled the match. Both teams before the break, inflicted a few memorable strokes.
In the second half were better, the Swedes gradually narashivanie advantage.
In the 57th minute, Paul Zabicki his shot on the volley — ball hit the crossbar.
In a few minutes the British almost opened the scoring. Ben Chilwell struck. The ball touched the leg of a defender and landed in the goal post.
In the 81st minute, the Swedes failed to convert a penalty. Linus Wahlqvist (norrköping) tried to execute the penalty shot — Jordan Pickford (in this offseason moved out of Sunderland to Everton) ball parried.
Poland — Slovakia 1:2
The hosts opened the scoring in the first minute of the match. KENDZERA hung. Patrick Lipsky (Ruch, Chorzow) hammer the ball under the crossbar-1:0.
On the 20th minute Martin Green made a great pass. Martin Valjent (Ternana, Italy) shot from a sharp angle tied the score 1:1. At the end of the first half, the visitors could go forward, but Masane and Mihálik fired wide.
After the break, scoring opportunity missed poles. Przemyslaw Frankowski (Jagiellonia, Bialystok) went one on one. The goalkeeper of «Trencin» Adrian Hoban turned the ball away for a corner. Then Linetty meters with 8 missed the goal.
In the 78th minute Pavol Safranko (DUCK, Dunajska Streda) scored the winning goal 1:2.