Spain vs. Ghana: 5 Things We Learned from Under-20 World Cup Clash

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Spain vs. Ghana: 5 Things We Learned from Under-20 World Cup Clash
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Spain recorded a 1-0 win over 2009 champions Ghana to ensure their progress into the next phase of the Under 20 World Cup in Turkey.

With the USA and France having drawn earlier in the day, La Roja's youngsters knew a win would take them through having beaten USA 4-1 in their opening match on Friday.

Jese Rodriguez gave them the lead following wonderful work on the left from Denis Suarez—it was the forward's third goal of the tournament.

Ghana had chances to equalize, Joseph Duncan and Yiadom Boakye with especially good opportunities, while Gerard Deulofeu and Jairo could have added to Spain's lead.

Another goal wasn't forthcoming though, and Spain will be relieved to have ended with the three points.

Here are five things we learned from the Group A encounter...

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