France, the current World Champion, reversed the result, defeated Spain 2-1 and won the second edition of the European Football League of Nations, in the final held at the San Siro stadium in Milan, in Italy, host country of the final phase of the continental competition.
The world champions recovered from the goal scored by Spain, through Mikel Oyarzábal at 19 minutes of the final half, and thanks to goals from Karim Benzema, at 21 of the second half, and Kylian Mbappé, at 35 of the same period, they reversed the result and achieved another title.
The game was very good, even and exciting, with great rhythm, with several goal options in both goals, and was taken by France due to the hierarchy of their individualities, who knew how to define in the key moments of the match to celebrate after three years , after the conquest in the World Cup in Russia in 2018, when they beat Croatia 4-2 in the final of the ecumenical competition.
The Spanish team, driven by a new generation of talents, pressed on the end and sought a tie, but collided with the safety of French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.
Under the direction of the Asturian Luis Enrique, who led Lionel Messi in the conquest of his last Champions League with Barcelona in 2015, Spain reached this year the semifinals of the Eurocup and the definition of the League of Nations after finishing with a long unbeaten from Italy, continental starter.
But facing the new Spanish verve, the World Champion stood with his imposing offensive trident (Karin Benzema, Kylian Mbappé and Antoine Griezmann), backed by a team of hierarchy.
In this way, DT Didier Deschamps added his second title as coach at the command of “France”, after the one achieved in the World Cup played in the Russian Federation in 2018.
Earlier, Italy, the current European champions, defeated Belgium 2-1 today, in the city of Turin, and took third place in the UEFA Nations League.
At the Juventus Stadium in Turin, the local won by goals from Nicoló Barella and Domenico Berardi, from a penalty kick, in the second half (1m. And 20m.); while Charles De Ketelaere discounted for Belgium, four minutes from the end of another great game.
Italy, the winner of the last European Championship, lost 37 games unbeaten after losing to Spain in the semi-final (2-1), but quickly recovered with an important victory against Belgium at home.
The team led by Roberto Mancini will also be able to take a step towards the Qatar 2022 World Cup if Northern Ireland does not beat Bulgaria on Tuesday in Group C of the European Qualifiers.
The first champion of the League of Nations in Europe was Portugal, which in the previous edition of the brand new competition beat the Netherlands 1-0 in the final in 2018.