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Defeating Italy, Spain wins the final of the Nations League

ByGlobal Darpan

Jun 16, 2023

Kathmandu :  Spain defeated Italy 2-1 in the UEFA Nations League final after striker Josélu scored the decisive goal with only two minutes remaining. Spain has secured a spot in the final of the UEFA Nations League.

Spain will now face Croatia for the title. Croatia defeated the Netherlands in the first semifinal. In the third minute of extra time in the game against the Netherlands, Spain took the lead with a goal from Yeremi Pino. However, Italy’s Ciro Immobile scored a penalty in the 11th minute, equalizing the match.

In the 21st minute, Italy’s Federico Chiesa scored a goal, but it was not recognized by VAR.

In the 88th minute, Josélu scored the winning goal for Spain, securing a 2-1 victory. He entered the field in the 84th minute, replacing Álvaro Morata.

The final between Spain and Croatia will take place on Monday.

Spain had previously reached the final of the Nations League in 2021 but lost to France. Since winning the Euro in 2012, Spain has not been able to clinch any major titles. On the other hand, France is aiming to win their first international title