[U-21 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP]
Germany, winner of the most recent U-17 and U-19 European titles, made it a triple by routing England, 4-0, in the U-21 final in Sweden. The
Germans got a pair of goals from Bayern Munich's Sandro Wagner
and one apiece from Werder Bremen's Mesut Ozil
, the man of the match, and Bayer Leverkusen's
Ozil set up Castro with a superb pass for the first goal, in the 23rd minute, and scored with a 30-yard free kick three minutes after halftime.
Wagner finished an Ozil pass with 11 minutes left and scored again in the 89th minute to secure the most decisive win in a final of the U-21 European Championship. June 29 in
Germany 4 England 0 Goals:
Castro 23, Ozil 48, Wagner 79, 84. Germany --
Neuer, Beck, Howedes, Boateng, Boenisch, Hummels (Aogo
83), Johnson (Schwaab 68), Castro, Khedira, Ozil (Schmelzer 89), Wagner. England --
Loach, Cranie (Gardner 80), Richards, Onuoha (Mancienne 46), Gibbs, Cattermole, Muamba
(Rodwell 77), Noble, Milner, Walcott, Johnson. Att:
Bjorn Kuipers (NED).