U19 European Championship: Spain spank Serbia; Ireland suffer Czech mate

Serbia 0 – Spain 4 (U19 European Championship, July 23, 2011) Alvaro Morata scored a hat-trick and Juanmi added another as Spain saw off Serbia’s challenge to book a spot in the last four.

Czech Republic 2 – Republic of Ireland 1 (U19 European Championship, July 23, 2011) Trailing to John O’Sullivan’s early goal, the Czech Republic responded through Jakub Brabec and Patrik Lacha (excellent long range strike) to close on the semi-finals.