The Spanish U-17 team managed to reach the quarterfinals of the World Cup category after defeating Japan by two goals to one. This duel was carried out in the leading role of Barça’s ideals because the scores of Quim Junyent in the 7′ and Marc Guiu in the 73′ sentence the actions in favor of the Spanish team.
Guiu and Junyent, key names in the Spanish team
participation, which was listed by FIFA as the MVP of the game, quickly felt itself in the game. The Catalan opened the scoring with a superb right-hander that left Japan’s goalkeeper, Wataru Goto, with no choice, thus scoring his second goal of the tournament. In addition to this, he also knew how to be the key to the target that Marc Guiu got because a well-filtered pass was born from his steal that left the attacker peacefully unmarked.
For his part, Marc Guiu once again implemented his law through the goal. ‘9’ took advantage of the great help provided by Junent, and, after an unstoppable run, he left his markers, without hesitation, he opened the boot of his right leg and fired a shot into the only gap left available to the Japanese goalkeeper, thus giving the Spanish team victory with his second goal in the tournament.
🚨🚨🚨🇪🇸🇪🇸💙❤️GOL GOL GOL GOL GOL GOOOOOOOOOOOLAZOOOO DE MARC GUIU.
ASISTENCIA DE QUIM JUNYENT. PAU CUBARSÍ arrancó la jugada con una recuperación.
ESPAÑA 2-1 JAPÓNpic.twitter.com/zOHAcs8d2q
— Martín (@MartinMinan_) November 20, 2023
How did the other players who saw action in this game fare?
Beyond the statistics, it is also worth mentioning the performance of the Spanish defense line, which is composed mostly of FC Barcelona troops, three to be exact: Héctor Fort, Andrés Cuenca, and Pau Cubarsí. The latter was the key to the development of the game before Junyent’s assistance to Marc Guiu. Despite this, the performance of the culés in the background is also memorable, with only one point allowed by Gaku Nawata in 39′ and drying up the Japanese offensive completely.
same, Pau Prim also saw action in the match, who added 90′ playing as captain accompanied by the double pivot of Quim Junyent, Juan Hernández, who added 86′, which is one of the main arguments in the offensive zone, and Marc Bernal, who came right in for Hernández to refresh the core place of one Spanish team where the players live. from La Masia. Now, ‘La Roja’ has reached the quarterfinals of the competition, waiting for the winner of the duel between Germany and the United States.