Germany U21 EURO Triumph Based Upon Imposing Pressing Game

Germany powered their way to the Under-21 European Championship, defeating a talent-laden Spain by a 1-0 scoreline in the final. There was a lot to like about the performance in a general sense, as they tried to impose themselves early before moving into an absorb-and-counter mode once Mitchell Weiser put them ahead, but it was […]

Jeremy Toljan Unstoppable as Germany Progress to U21 EURO Final

Jeremy Toljan may not be the biggest name in Germany’s Under-21 team, and given that he plays alongside guys like Max Meyer, Serge Gnabry and Max Arnold, that’s probably not too much of a surprise. When he starts to charge down the right-hand side from his fullback position, though, observers quickly start to take note. […]

Spain’s U21 Team Show Exceptional Balance in 3-1 Win over Portugal

The UEFA Under-21 European Championship is always full of young talent, and at no time was this more apparent than when Spain and Portugal met in the group stage recently. On Spain’s side of the ball, there were the likes of Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin, Real Madrid’s Marco Asensio and Atletico Madrid’s Saul Niguez. Portugal, meanwhile, […]