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 3 1 1 1 3 3
Total 11/15 109 78 17 14 262 83

*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 Aarón Caricol Espanyol 2014–2016 18
6 Carlos Fernández Sevilla 2013–2015 18
6 Antonio Marín Almería 2013–2015 18

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 Borja Mayoral Real Madrid 2014–2016 11
2 Álvaro Morata Real Madrid 2010–2011 11
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
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'
8 September 2015
Friendly
Ceuta, Spain  Portugal
1 – 0
Navarro Goal 79'
20 January 2016
Friendly
Lepe, Spain  Italy
1 – 2
Ontiveros Goal 41'
2 March 2016
Friendly
Stara Pazova, Serbia  Serbia
2 – 1
Ontiveros Goal 23', Poveda Goal 52'
24 March 2016
2016 UEFA EURO U-19 Elite round
Lepe, Spain  Greece
2 – 0
Caricol Goal 22', Mayoral Goal 26' (pen.)
26 March 2016
2016 UEFA EURO U-19 Elite round
Cartaya, Spain  Georgia
1 – 1
Mayoral Goal 42'
29 March 2016
2016 UEFA EURO U-19 Elite round
Lepe, Spain  England
0 – 2

Forthcoming fixtures[edit]

Date Competition Location Opponent

Current squad[edit]

Head coach: Luis de la Fuente

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Juan Soriano (1997-08-23)23 August 1997 (aged 18) 4 0 Spain Sevilla
2 2DF José María Amo (1998-04-09)09 April 1998 (aged 17) 6 0 Spain Sevilla
3 2DF Diego Alende (1997-08-25)25 August 1997 (aged 18) 4 0 Spain Celta Vigo
4 2DF Jorge Meré (1997-04-17)17 April 1997 (aged 18) 16 0 Spain Sporting Gijón
5 2DF Aarón Caricol (1997-04-22)22 April 1997 (aged 18) 18 2 Spain Espanyol
6 3MF Carlos Soler (1997-01-02)2 January 1997 (aged 19) 3 0 Spain Valencia
7 4FW Javier Ontiveros (1997-09-09)9 September 1997 (aged 18) 5 2 Spain Málaga
8 3MF Pape Cheikh Diop (1997-08-08)8 August 1997 (aged 18) 10 0 Spain Celta Vigo
9 4FW Borja Mayoral (1997-04-05)5 April 1997 (aged 18) 16 11 Spain Real Madrid
10 3MF Carles Aleñá (1998-01-05)5 January 1998 (aged 18) 6 0 Spain Barcelona
11 2DF Antonio Latorre (1997-11-21)21 November 1997 (aged 18) 4 0 Spain Valencia
12 2DF Aitor Buñuel (1998-02-10)10 February 1998 (aged 18) 3 0 Spain Osasuna
13 1GK Unai Simón (1997-06-11)11 June 1997 (aged 18) 4 0 Spain Athletic Bilbao
14 4FW Darío Poveda (1997-03-13)13 March 1997 (aged 19) 4 1 Spain Villarreal
15 3MF Joni Montiel (1998-09-03)3 September 1998 (aged 17) 3 0 Spain Rayo Vallecano
16 3MF Cristian Rivera (1997-07-09)9 July 1997 (aged 18) 9 1 Spain Oviedo
17 3MF Sergi Canós (1997-02-02)2 February 1997 (aged 19) 4 0 England Brentford
18 3MF Mikel Oyarzabal (1997-04-21)21 April 1997 (aged 18) 4 0 Spain Real Sociedad

Former squads[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cambios en la convocatoria de Luis de la Fuente para el minitorneo" (in Spanish). SEFutbol. Retrieved 20 March 2016. 

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