Winger plays 45 minutes in friendly defeat to Italy
Sergi Canos made his Spain Under-19 debut last night as Luis de la Fuente’s side were beaten 2-1 by Italy in a friendly in Lepe. The on-loan Liverpool winger, who has represented Spain at both Under-15 and Under-17 level, came on at half-time with the hosts leading 1-0 thanks to a Javier Ontiveros strike. However The Azzurri struck twice after the break through substitutes Andrea Favilli and Simone Edera to secure the victory.
The match was part of a three day training camp ahead of the UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualifiers that will be held between 24 and 29 March. Defending Champions Spain are up against England, Greece and Georgia in Group 1 with the group winners progressing to the finals in Germany this July.