Spain national under-19 football team

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Spain Under-19
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) La Rojita (The Little Red One)
La Furia Roja
(The Red Fury)
Association Royal Spanish Football Federation
(Real Federación Española de Fútbol – RFEF)
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Luis de la Fuente (2013–)
Most caps Aarón Ñíguez (23)
Top scorer Juan Mata (12)
FIFA code ESP
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Spain 2 – 0 Switzerland  
(Monzón, Spain; 3 October 2001)
Biggest win
 Spain 8 – 1 Cyprus 
(Torrevieja, Spain; 28 May 2006)
Biggest defeat

 Turkey 3 – 0 Spain 
(Chiajna, Romania; 26 July 2011)

Records for competitive matches only.
European Under-19 Championship
Appearances 11 (First in 2002)
Best result Winners (2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2011, 2012, 2015)
Spain national under-19 football team
Medal record
U-19 European Championship
Gold medal – first place 2002 Norway Team
Gold medal – first place 2004 Switzerland Team
Gold medal – first place 2006 Poland Team
Gold medal – first place 2007 Austria Team
Silver medal – second place 2010 France Team
Gold medal – first place 2011 Romania Team
Gold medal – first place 2012 Estonia Team
Gold medal – first place 2015 Greece Team

The Spain national under-19 football team represents Spain in international football at this age level and is controlled by Royal Spanish Football Federation, the governing body for football in Spain.

Competitive Record[edit]

UEFA European Under-19 Championship Record[edit]

Year Round GP W D* L GS GA
Norway 2002 Champions 10 9 1 0 32 4
Liechtenstein 2003 Second qualifying round 3 1 1 1 3 2
Switzerland 2004 Champions 8 6 2 0 17 5
Northern Ireland 2005 Elite Round 3 2 0 1 5 1
Poland 2006 Champions 8 7 1 0 32 7
Austria 2007 Champions 8 5 3 0 16 5
Czech Republic 2008 Group Stage 9 5 2 2 18 7
Ukraine 2009 Group Stage 9 6 0 3 21 7
France 2010 Runners-up 11 8 1 2 25 10
Romania 2011 Champions 11 9 1 1 34 8
Estonia 2012 Champions 8 6 2 0 17 10
Lithuania 2013 Semi-Finals 7 5 1 1 11 5
Hungary 2014 Elite Round 3 2 0 1 6 4
Greece 2015 Champions 8 6 1 1 22 5
Germany 2016 Elite Round - - - - - -
Total 11/14 106 77 16 13 259 80

*Denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

  • Gold background color indicates first place finish. Silver background color indicates second place finish.

Individual awards[edit]

In addition to team victories, Spanish players have won individual awards at UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship.

Year Golden Player
Norway 2002 Fernando Torres
Switzerland 2004 Juanfran
Poland 2006 Alberto Bueno
Romania 2011 Álex Fernández
Estonia 2012 Gerard Deulofeu
Greece 2015 Marco Asensio

Players[edit]

Top Appearances[edit]

Rank Player Club(s) Year(s) U-19 Caps
1 Aarón Ñíguez Valencia, Xerez, Iraklis 2006–2008 23
2 Emilio Nsue Mallorca 2006–2008 21
3 Jorge Pulido Atlético Madrid 2008–2010 20
4 Gerard Deulofeu Barcelona 2011–2012 19
4 Juanmi Jiménez Málaga 2011–2012 19
6 Daniel Aquino Murcia 2007–2009 18
6 César Azpilicueta Osasuna 2007–2008 18
6 Carlos Fernández Sevilla 2013–2015 18
6 Antonio Marín Almería 2013–2015 18
10 Francisco Mérida Arsenal, Real Sociedad 2007–2009 17

Note: Club(s) represents the permanent clubs during the player's time in the Under-19s.

Top Goalscorers[edit]

Rank Player Club(s) Year(s) U-19 Goals
1 Juan Mata Real Madrid 2006–2007 12
2 Alberto Bueno Real Madrid 2006–2007 11
2 Álvaro Morata Real Madrid 2010–2011 11
4 Borja Mayoral Real Madrid 2014–2015 9
5 Marco Asensio Mallorca, Real Madrid 2014–2015 8
5 Juanmi Jiménez Málaga 2011–2012 8
5 Aarón Ñíguez Valencia, Xerez, Iraklis 2006–2008 8
5 Pablo Sarabia Real Madrid, Getafe 2010–2011 8
9 Isco Alarcón Valencia 2010–2011 7
9 Paco Alcácer Valencia 2011–2012 7
9 Sergio García Barcelona 2001–2002 7
9 Francisco Mérida Arsenal, Real Sociedad 2007–2009 7
9 Emilio Nsue Mallorca 2006–2008 7

Note: Club(s) represents the permanent clubs during the player's time in the Under-19s.

Recent results[edit]

Date Competition Location Opponent Result Scorers
13 November 2014
Friendly
Katerini, Greece  Germany
2 – 0
Asensio Goal 52', Adrián Marín Goal 55'
15 November 2014
Friendly
Veria, Greece  France
5 – 1
Asensio Goal 16'19', Adrián Marín Goal 25'48', Nahuel Goal 30'
17 November 2014
Friendly
Katerini, Greece  Greece
3 – 2
Concha Goal 34', Rivera Goal 49', Mayoral Goal 82'
27 January 2015
Friendly
Las Rozas, Spain  Qatar
1 – 0
Mayoral Goal 32'
29 January 2015
Friendly
Las Rozas, Spain  Qatar
0 – 1
29 May 2015
2015 UEFA EURO U-19 Elite round
Tblisi, Georgia  Georgia
4 – 1
Asensio Goal 14', Vallejo Goal 27', Mayoral Goal 79', Pedraza Goal 90+3'
31 May 2015
2015 UEFA EURO U-19 Elite round
Tblisi, Georgia  Turkey
5 – 0
Pedraza Goal 8', Vallejo Goal 43', Mayoral Goal 55'77', Asensio Goal 73'
3 June 2015
2015 UEFA EURO U-19 Elite round
Tblisi, Georgia  Portugal
4 – 0
Caricol Goal 22', Mayoral Goal 28', Asensio Goal 50', Pedraza Goal 80'
7 July 2015
2015 UEFA EURO U-19
Larissa, Greece  Germany
3 – 0
Merino Goal 8', Mayoral Goal 72' (pen.), Nahuel Goal 90+3'
10 July 2015
2015 UEFA EURO U-19
Veria, Greece  Russia
1 – 3
Mayoral Goal 13'
13 July 2015
2015 UEFA EURO U-19
Veria, Greece  Netherlands
1 – 1
Mirani Goal 8' (o.g.)
16 July 2015
2015 UEFA EURO U-19 Semifinals
Katerini, Greece  France
2 – 0
Asensio Goal 88'90+4'
19 July 2015
2015 UEFA EURO U-19 Final
Katerini, Greece  Russia
2 – 0
Mayoral Goal 39', Nahuel Goal 78'

Forthcoming fixtures[edit]

Date Competition Location Opponent Result Scorers

Current squad[edit]

  • National team caps and goals updated until match played on 16 July.

Head coach: Luis de la Fuente

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Antonio Sivera (1996-08-11)11 August 1996 (aged 18) 11 0 Spain Valencia
2 2DF Antonio Marín (1996-06-17)17 June 1996 (aged 19) 18 0 Spain Almería
3 2DF Aarón Martín (1997-04-22)22 April 1997 (aged 18) 13 1 Spain Espanyol
4 2DF Jorge Meré (1997-04-17)17 April 1997 (aged 18) 14 0 Spain Sporting Gijón
5 2DF José Carlos Ramírez (1996-05-10)10 May 1996 (aged 19) 2 0 Spain Betis
6 3MF Mikel Merino (1996-06-22)22 June 1996 (aged 19) 12 1 Spain Osasuna
7 4FW David Concha (1996-11-20)20 November 1996 (aged 18) 7 1 Spain Real Sociedad
8 3MF Dani Ceballos (1996-08-07)7 August 1996 (aged 18) 13 0 Spain Betis
9 4FW Borja Mayoral (1997-04-05)5 April 1997 (aged 18) 12 9 Spain Real Madrid
10 3MF Marco Asensio (1996-01-21)21 January 1996 (aged 19) 12 8 Spain Real Madrid
11 3MF Matías Nahuel Leiva (1996-10-22)22 October 1996 (aged 18) 11 3 Spain Villarreal
13 1GK Unai Simón (1997-06-11)11 June 1997 (aged 18) 0 0 Spain Athletic Bilbao
14 3MF Rodrigo Hernández (1996-06-22)22 June 1996 (aged 19) 8 0 Spain Villarreal
15 2DF Jesús Vallejo (1997-01-05)5 January 1997 (aged 18) 11 2 Spain Zaragoza
16 3MF Pape Cheikh Diop (1997-08-08)8 August 1997 (aged 17) 7 0 Spain Celta Vigo
17 4FW Alfonso Pedraza (1996-04-09)9 April 1996 (aged 19) 7 3 Spain Villarreal
18 2DF Borja San Emeterio (1997-03-16)16 March 1997 (aged 18) 8 0 Spain Racing Santander
19 4FW Carlos Fernández (1996-05-22)22 May 1996 (aged 19) 18 1 Spain Sevilla

Former squads[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "La Selección Sub-19 ya se encuentra en Las Rozas para preparar el Europeo de Grecia" (in Spanish). SEFutbol. 22 June 2015. Retrieved 26 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "Conoce, uno a uno, a los jugadores que nos representarán en el Europeo" (in Spanish). SEFutbol. Retrieved 5 July 2015. 

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