Barcelona U-18 wins the IYC 2021 “civil war”

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Barcelona U-18 players cheered while lifting the trophy after beating Atletico Madrid U-18. (IO/Pramita Hendra)

Jakarta, IO – Barcelona U-18 emerged victorious as the champion of the 2021 International Youth Championship (IYC) after defeating fellow Atletico Madrid U-18 at the Jakarta International Stadium (JIS), Tuesday (9/4).

The two Spanish teams played very impressively, punctuated by the boisterous crowd at JIS making the match even more interesting. Barely a minute into the first half, the Catalans took the lead through Xavier Moreno Hernandes’s quick goal.

This made Atlético U-18 appear even more aggressive. Ros Rojiblancos ramped up the attack. However, Barcelona players calmly neutralize the offensive by Atlético U-18.

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Entering the second half, Atlético U-18 launched a barrage of attacks. Barcelona U-18 was sometimes overwhelmed by managed to control the game.

The attempts by Atlético U-18 were in vain. Until the long whistle was blown the score remained 1-0 and brought the Blaugrana to the podium as winner of IYC 2021. (dra)