The 2019 European U17 Championship currently taking place in Ireland has reached the quarter-final stage with the first two contests taking place today, Sunday the 12th May 2019.
First into action at 1pm in Tallaght Stadium were Group B winners France who faced Group A runners-up the Czech Republic. A very fine French side crushed their opponents by six goals to one with star turn Adil Aouchiche scoring four goals. France will meet the winners of tomorrow’s Italy/Portugal quarter-final at Tolka Park, in the semi-final on Thursday afternoon.
The second quarter-final took place in the Carlisle Grounds at 7pm and saw Group B runners-up Holland defeat Group A winners Belgium by three goals to nil. Holland will face the winners of tomorrow’s Hungary/Spain quarter-final at the UCD Bowl in the second semi-final on Thursday afternoon.