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A Dutch team with 11 changes from their previous games folded to a dominant performance from Julien Lopetegui's youngsters, while Alan Dzagoev's opener was in vain

Spain Under-21s 3-0 Netherlands Under-21s

Spain thrashed second-place Netherlands 3-0 thanks to goals from Alvaro Morata, Isco and Alvaro Vazquez in a dominant display in Group B.

The Spaniards sent out a strong side in their top-of-the-table clash, with both teams having already qualified from the group. Isco, Thiago and Morata all started while Cor Pot opted for a totally different selection policy, with all 11 players changed from the first two games.

Morata opened the scoring in the 26th minute with a tap-in after unselfish work from man-of-the-match Pablo Sarabia, while Isco added a sublime second five minutes later with a superb first touch followed by a beautiful dink over the Dutch keeper, Marco Bizot.

David de Gea made a couple of good saves in the second half as Netherlands tried to fight back but it was a great night for the Spanish as substitute Vazquez added gloss to the victory with a last-minute tap-in following more good work from Sarabia.

The result means that Spain top the group and face Norway in the semi-finals. Meanwhile, the Jong Oranje will take on Italy.

Russia Under-21s 1-2 Germany Under-21s

The other game in Group B involved two sides already eliminated from the competition, Germany and Russia in a bid to avoid the wooden spoon which greeted England in Group A 24 hours earlier.

Both teams named their strongest sides in a bid to save face and senior international Alan Dzagoev fired Russia in front with 22 minutes gone, thanks to a slick one-two with Shota Bibilov after the Germans failed to clear their lines properly.

Kevin Volland looked lively for Germany throughout and spurned a couple of good chances before turning provider for Patrick Herrmann by providing a sumptuous cross for his team-mate to slot in after 34 minutes.

The turning point in the game arrived in the 39th minute as Georgi Schennikov was sent off for Russia six minutes before the break for a foul on Tony Jantschke.

The red card took the wind out of the Russians' sails and Germany took a deserved lead after Herrmann was fouled by opposition captain Taras Burlak, Sebastian Rudy converting the penalty.

Russia threw everything at the Germans and wasted some great chances to equalise in the last 10 minutes but were left empty-handed and rock-bottom of Group B at the final whistle.

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