Soccer-Dominant Spain, Netherlands advance to Under-21 semis (Reuters)

By Ori Lewis JERUSALEM, June 9 (Reuters) – Spain and the Netherlands advanced to the semi-finals of the Euro Under-21 championships in Israel on Sunday with two convincing performances that eliminated Germany and Russia. Spain relied on a solitary goal from Real Madrid’s Alvaro Morata to beat Germany in Netanya, while the Dutch were far more expansive in a 5-1 drubbing of Russia, who played most of the second half of their match in Jerusalem with 10 men. …

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