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Spain beats Germany 2-1 to win Under-21 Euros

UDINE, Italy (AP) — Spain beat Germany 2-1 to match Italy with a record fifth title at the Under-21 European Championship on Sunday. Fabian Ruiz opened the scoring with a long-range strike early on, then Dani Olmo doubled the advantage in the 69th from close range after goalkeeper Alex Nubel could not handle a shot from Ruiz.

Nadiem Amiri pulled one back for Germany two minutes from time with a long, deflected shot. Spain avenged defeat to Germany in the 2017 final. Ruiz, a midfielder with Napoli, was named player of the tournament.

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