South Region rally to oust Castilla y León

The Spanish side let a two-goal lead slip in their last Group B game, ten-man South Region recovering to win it in added time, substitute Sergei Sokolov the match winner.

Sergei Sokolov leads South Region's post-match celebrations
Sergei Sokolov leads South Region's post-match celebrations ©Sportsfile
  • Russian side rally to take three points in Group B but miss out on final
  • Roberto García Puente scores twice inside four first-half minutes
  • Substitute Aleksandr Nastavshev strikes back with bicycle kick just after the hour
  • Karen Khodzhumyan equalises from the spot but is sent off soon afterwards
  • Sergei Sokolov gets added-time winner, finishing after Elnaz Valiulin header hits bar
  • Both sides bow out, Region 2 topping section with 4-1 win v Olomouc
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