Pedraza takes part in crucial Spain U21 victory

20 / 06 / 2019

Villarreal's left-sided player came on in the 68th minute against Belgium (2-1)

Villarreal's Alfonso Pedraza took part in the important win for Spain U21s against Belgium in their second European U21 Championship match (2-1). The Yellows footballer came off the bench in the 68th minute. The goals for 'La Rojita' came from Dani Olmo and former Yellow Pablo Fornals. The Belgian goal was scored by Sebastiaan Bornawu. Ramiro Funes Mori was unable to make it onto the pitch with Argentina, who drew (1-1) with Paraguay in the Copa América. Lionel Messi scored from the penalty spot for the Albiceleste, while Richard Sánchez was the man behind Paraguay's goal.

The matches Villarreal players have been and will be involved in are the following (time in Spain):

Santi Cazorla (Spain)

Euro 2020 qualifiers:

  • Faroe Islands vs Spain (1-4).
  • Spain vs Sweden (3-0).

Alfonso Pedraza (Spain U21)

European U21 Championships group stage:

  • Italy vs Spain (3-1).
  • Spain vs Belgium (2-1).
  • Spain vs Poland: Saturday 22nd June, 9pm at the Stadio Renato Dall’Ara (Italy).

Ramiro Funes Mori (Argentina)

Copa América preparatory match:

  • Argentina vs Nicaragua (5-1).

Copa América group stage (Group B):

  • Argentina vs Colombia (0-2).
  • Argentina vs Paraguay (1-1).
  • Qatar vs Argentina: Sunday 23rd June, at 9pm, at the Arena do Gremio (Brazil). 

Samu Chukwueze (Nigeria)

Africa Cup of Nations preparatory matches:

  • Nigeria vs Zimbabwe (0-0).
  • Senegal vs Nigeria (1-0).

Africa Cup of Nations group stage (Group B):

  • Nigeria vs Burundi: Saturday 22nd June, 7pm at the Alexandria Stadium (Egypt).
  • Nigeria vs Guinea: Wednesday 26th June, 4:30pm at the Alexandria Stadium (Egypt).
  • Madagascar vs Nigeria: Sunday 30th June, 6pm at the Alexandria Stadium (Egypt).

Karl Toko Ekambi (Cameroon)

Africa Cup of Nations preparatory matches:

  • Cameroon vs Zambia (2-1).
  • Cameroon vs AD Alcorcón (11-0).
  • Cameroon vs Mali (1-1).

Africa Cup of Nations group stage (Group  F):

  • Cameroon vs Guinea-Bissau: Tuesday 25th June, 7pm at the Ismailia Stadium (Egypt).
  • Cameroon vs Ghana: Saturday 29th June, 7pm at the Ismailia Stadium (Egypt).
  • Benin vs Cameroon: Tuesday 2nd July, 6pm at the Ismailia Stadium (Egypt).


Foto: Carmelo Rubio (RFEF).

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