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England U21 vs Spain U21: Betting tips, predictions, odds & match preview

England U21 vs Spain U21: Betting tips, predictions, odds & match preview

England and Spain meet in the 2023 U21 European Championship final on Saturday.

England U21 vs Spain U21: Betting tips

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England U21 vs Spain U21: Predictions

England U21 vs Spain U21: Predictions

Bet Prediction Best odds
BTTS? No 21/20 with Betfair
Correct score England U21 1-0 Spain U21 8/1 with Bet365
First Goalscorer Anthony Gordon 15/2 with Paddy Power

England have reached their first U21 Euros final since 2009 in style, dispatching the Czech Republic, Israel (twice), holders Germany, and Portugal without conceding a goal and scoring 10 of their own. Lee Carsley’s Young Lions have been the standout team of the tournament so far and need only repeat what they’ve already done in Georgia to lift this trophy for a third time — and first since 1984.

However, in Spain, they’re facing U21 Euros experts. La Rojita have won this tournament a record five times — last in 2019 — while this is their ninth final. Italy are the next closest contender with five wins but only seven finals. Spain have had to work a little harder to get here than England, drawing to Ukraine in their final group match and conceding to both Switzerland (2-1) and, once again, the Ukrainians (5-1) in the knockouts after keeping clean sheets in their opening two games against Romania (3-1) and Croatia (1-0).

England are the team to beat, while Spain are the historic giants of this tournament, so whatever happens, you can expect a close and hotly contested affair at the Batumi Stadium.


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England U21 vs Spain U21: Squawka Says

Scoreline prediction: England U21 1-0 Spain U21

Israel U21 vs England U21 head-to-head

12 June 2011 – Spain 1-1 England – U21 Euros

18 June 2009 – Spain 0-2 England – U21 Euros

This will be just the third meeting between these two nations at this level, with the previous two also coming at the U21 Euros. The last clash ended 1-1 back in 2011, while the first one ended in a 2-0 win for England in 2009 with goals from James Milner and Fraizer Campbell.

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