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England U20 Defeat Venezuela U20 To Win The 2017 U20 World Cup

England U20 Defeat Venezuela U20 To Win The 2017 U20 World Cup

England win their first World Cup Victory after 51 years which was their first appearance in the Final of a global tournament. Everton forward Dominic Calvert-Lewin's first-half goal was enough for victory thanks to Newcastle goalkeeper Freddie Woodman's second-half penalty save

The England U20 almost brought their chances back to 50/50, as With 17 minutes to play, the referee pointed to the spot to signal a penalty before immediately referring to the video assistant referee. Woodman denied Adalberto Penaranda from the spot and it was enough to seal England's first World Cup Victory since 1966.
In the first 45, both sides had their shots hit the woodwork. first half Ronaldo Lucena hit the post with an audacious long-range free-kick that had Woodman well beaten, while Tottenham midfielder Josh Onomah saw a powerful effort strike the underside of the Venezuela bar after the break
England forward Dominic Solanke, due to join Liverpool from Chelsea on 1 July, was awarded the Golden Ball given to the player of the tournament. Previous winners of the award include Diego Maradona, Lionel Messi, Luis Figo, Paul Pogba and Sergio Aguero while Woodman was awarded the Golden Glove, given to best goalkeeper of the tournament.
England's team in 2013 - the last time they competed in the event - featured Ross Barkley, John Stones, Harry Kane and Eric Dier. They failed to win a game and finished bottom of their group.
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