Yesterday the first match day organized by Football Impact, belonging to the Marbella Friendly Match Week U21 2019 was held in full. It was a day with many goals, especially in the last match of the day, with 11 goals.
The event was inaugurated by Northern Ireland and Bulgaria. The Northern Irish prevailed to the Central Europe by the minimum, with goal of Lavery (player of Everton at present yielded) in the 18th.
The only game without goals was the one that faced the national teams of Mexico and Scotland. A lot of defensive work and great tactical control of the play by both teams. There could have been any goal, but the goalkeepers prevented it.
Russia won to Sweden with authority, with two goals in the first half, by the forward Ignatjev and the midfielder Suleymanov. Both players are members of Krasnodar, a regular Football Impact customer, who has been working with us until a few weeks ago.
Finally, the most thrilling game. A rain of goals fell on the Municipal Stadium of Marbella. Finland and Norway signed an 8-3 that delighted the attendees.
The Finns started very strong, they won 5-0 in the 52nd minute. From this moment the Norwegians, touched of pride, reacted and made up the result, that finished 8-3. Goals of Kallman (3), PIkkarainen, Ylatupa, Vertainen, Forss and Assehnoun for the Finns and Holm (2) and Donnum for the Norwegians.
The Spanish U21 team, which is currently on the Costa del Sol performing a stage at Marbella Football Center, won yesterday in an international friendly match held in Granada.
The Stadium Los Carmenes welcomed this duel that was won by the Spanish side thanks to a goal by Mikel Merino. The Basque midfielder imposed his air power in a ball with no owner in the small area after being rejected by the crossbar. A headshot asissted by a center of Valencia’s player Carlos Soler started this play.
The Spanish team performed better, although it was difficult for it set on the scoreboard what was shown on the pitch.
After the game, the team returned to Marbella to prepare for the next game, which will be played in Algeciras, against Austria’s U21 team on the 25th.
Many are the national teams that have reached the Costa del Sol, many the games that will be played, but greater is the players’ desire for the ball to start rolling.
But there will be no more waiting, the moment of truth has arrived, the moment that these young football promises are waiting. But not only them, but there will be many scouts who will attend these games.
Both professionals looking for talent and fans can enjoy a full day of football, with up to four games in one afternoon. All in Marbella and with a schedule that allows to see them all.
The first game of the day will be Northern Ireland – Bulgaria. At 13:00 both teams will open the Friendly Match Week U21.
At 16:00 the second match, which will face Mexico U22 with Scotland U21 in Dama de Noche, a few kilometers from Marbella Football Center.
Russia and Sweden U21 will perform at Marbella Football Center, they will play at 17:00.
Finally, to close the day, we have the Scandinavian duel, between the U-21 national eams of Finland and Norway at the Municipal Stadium of Marbella.
The U19 teams of Molde FK and Málaga CF will face each other tomorrow in a new friendly match organized by Football Impact.
This game between teams of lower categories is a prelude to the imminent start of the Marbella Friendly Match Week U21 2019, which will face lower categories of national teams.
The U-19 team of a European classic such as the Molde Fk will face the youth of Malaga CF, a quarry that has given great players to Spanish football. The duel will begin at the Burgos Quintana Stadium (Coín) at 16:00.
Less than 48 hours left to start the Marbella Friendly Match Week U21 2019, which will bring together a total of 10 football federations for a week on the Costa del Sol.
The first matchday will be played on Thursday, March 22nd, when there will be 4 games, at 13:00, 16:00, 17:00. and 19:00. Marbella Football Center, Dama de Noche and the Municipal Stadium of Marbella will host these encounters
On the first day the National Teams of Northern Ireland, Bulgaria, Mexico, Scotland, Russia, Sweden, Finland and Norway will open this new edition of the Marbella Friendly Match Week.
FC Dinamo Brest, Belarusian first division team, will face Marbella FC tomorrow in a new international friendly organized by Football Impact. The match will be held at La Quinta Football starting at 17:00.
The team from the Vysshaya Liga, ranked sixth in the 2018 season and aims to improve in 2019. That is why it has chosen to come to the Costa del Sol, where it has been working since March 10, to work with Football Impact until next 24th.
The team, which has won 3 Belarusian Cups and two Super Cups, will return to the competition on March 31st. Zhodino will face our Belarusian friends on the first day of the 2019 season.
The football federations of Argentina, Uruguay and Saudi Arabia, have chosen Football Impact to carry out a stage with their U20 teams.
Murcia is the place chosen by these three federations for this FIFA window. During their stay, the teams will have the opportunity to face other U20 teams.
Football Impact is the company that will manage the stages of these three national teams, as well as the matches during their stay in the Region of Murcia. Five matches will be performed by Argentina, Uruguay and Saudi Arabia:
France – Argentina, March 20th at 18:00.
Saudi Arabia – Uruguay, March 23rd at 17:00.
Argentina – Japan, March 23rd at 19:00.
Argentina – Saudi Arabia, March 25th at 13:00.
Uruguay – Ukraine, March 25th at 18:00.
“The sons of the desert” (Saudi Arabia) visited Marbella last summer, commanded by Juan Antonio Pizzi and the white and blue (Argentina) also knows the good work of Football Impact. Only Uruguay will work for the first time with us, and we will do everything possible to make them feel as comfortable as possible.
The U21 Spanish National Team has arrived today to the Costa del Sol, where it will stay for 9 days. In this time, the men coached by Luis de la Fuente will train at the facilities of Marbella Football Center. All the sessions will be behind closed doors.
Luis de la Fuente¡s men will perform a stage at Marbella Football Center, during which they will play two games, against Romania and Austria, in Granada and Algeciras. These matches will help the Spanish team to prepare the U21 European Championship the next June.
The sub-21 will debut in the final phase against Italy (the host), having to face then the federations of Belgium and Poland, also customers of Football Impact.
The final phase of the tournament consists of 3 groups, onlythe best of each group and the best second of the three groups will qualify to the next round. In the other groups we can find Austria and Romania (the rivals of Spain in this stage in Marbella), as well as Denmark, Serbia or France, regular customers of Football Impact.
Tomorrow, Tuesday March 19th, the Mayor of Marbella, Mrs. Ángeles Muñoz, will give a press conference on the occasion of the presence of the Marbella Friendly Match Week U21 2019 at Marbella Football Center.
The U21 teams will perform two matchdays on March 22nd and 25th. And this is why Marbella Football Center wants to offer the media the opportunity to come to this event and know more about this important federations.
The Spanish Football Federation has chosen Marbella Football Center for the preparation stage that the Spanish U21 team will carry out for nine days in Marbella.
The coach of the U21 Spanish National Team Luis de la Fuente (former player of Athletic Club, Sevilla and Alavés), has not chosen Marbella Football Center at random. The coach, champion of the U19 European Championship of 2015, was in Marbella a few weeks ago, opportunity that gave him the opportunity to visit the facilities of Marbella Football Center, being surprised by the quality of them.
The expedition will arrive tomorrow at the Costa del Sol, performing its first training on the lawn of Marbella Football Center. During his nine-day stay in Marbella, the U21 team will play two games: on 21st against Romania in Granada, and on 25th in Algeciras against Austria.
A combination of promising youngsters, most of them already established as important players in the first division, will delight football fans. Names like: Reguilón (Real Madrid), Pedro Porro (Girona), Aleñá (Barça), Carlos Soler (Valencia), Mikel Merino (Real Sociedad), Fornals (Villarreal) or Borja Mayoral (Levante); will excite the youngest, who will surely watch the 2 games that the team will play in Granada and Algeciras.
The players and the coach will use this stage to make a stronger fellowship and to work on tactical concepts. The closeness of the U-21 European Championship (June) makes these games very important and one of the last tests before trying to proclaim European champions.