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Defending champ Spain to face Italy in Euro U21 final

The Canadian Press

6/15/2013 4:31:09 PM

PETAH TIKVA, Israel -- Spain will defend its European under-21 title in the final against Italy after dispatching Norway 3-0 at Netanya Stadium on Saturday.

Italy beat the Netherlands 1-0 in the other semifinal courtesy of striker Fabio Borini.

The final will be in Jerusalem on Tuesday.

Goals from Rodrigo, Isco and Alvaro Morata secured victory for Spain.

Rodrigo netted on halftime, Isco doubled the lead with a stunning strike in the 87th, and Morata capped the win in the 90th.