England beat Venezuela to win FIFA U-20 World Cup

Posted on Jun 11 2017 - 8:49pm by admin

England on Sunday in Suwon, South Korea won the FIFA under-20 World Cup, the united states’s first world title at any level for the reason that 1966.

Their victory came after a 35th minute intention from Dominic Calvert-Lewin gave them a 1-0 victory over Venezuela within the closing in shape.

Venezuela ignored a chance to equalise when England goalkeeper Freddie Woodman saved a 74th-minute Adalberto Penaranda penalty kick in an enthralling, wonderful game.

The South american citizens, playing brilliant and certain soccer, went close to an opener within the twenty fourth minute when a thundering 35-metre free kick from Ronaldo Lucena crashed in opposition to the woodwork.

England, on the other hand, went in entrance after Calvert-Lewin won an aerial problem on the threshold of the box.

His powerful first-time shot was pushed out by way of goalkeeper Wuilker Farinez but the Everton ahead pounced to pressure in the free ball.

After the damage, Woodman did smartly to come off his line and foil Sergio Cordova after a very good cross from exchange Yeferson Soteldo.

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Josh Onomah, who was outstanding right through, hit the bar with a powerful long-range effort after bursting thru from midfield.

however England then had an actual scare on the other end.

England defender Jake Clarke-Salter was dominated to have brought down Penaranda inside the space, a decision demonstrated by way of the video assistant referee.

however Woodman produced an excellent one-exceeded retailer to keep out Penaranda’s spot-kick.

Venezuela pushed ahead within the latter degrees but Paul Simpson’s aspect held firm to present England their first world title since their World Cup victory fifty one years ago.

(source: Reuters/NAN)

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