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2017 FIFA U-20 WORLD CUP: England edge Venezuela to become champions

SUWON, SOUTH KOREA - JUNE 11: Dominic Solanke of England lifts the trophy in victory with team mates after the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 Final between Venezuela and England at Suwon World Cup Stadium on June 11, 2017 in Suwon, South Korea. England defeated Venezuela 1-0. (Photo by Maddie Meyer - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

England edged Venezuela 1-0 in a thrilling FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 final thanks to a first-half strike from Dominic Calvert-Lewin at the Suwon World Cup Stadium. Calvert-Lewin scored the winning goal in the 35th minute when he finished from close range after his initial effort was blocked by Wuilker Farinez, but the rebound fell into the path ...

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2017 FIFA U20 World Cup: Solanke fires England into last four

CHEONAN, SOUTH KOREA - JUNE 5: Dominic Solanke of England, left, celebrates with Adam Armstrong after scoring a goal during the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 Quarter Final match between Mexico and England at Cheonan Baekseok Stadium on June 5, 2017 in Cheonan, South Korea. (Photo by Maddie Meyer - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

England edged Mexico 1-0 thanks to a second-half strike from Dominic Solanke to book the last semi-final ticket at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017. Solanke received a pin-point pass from Young Lions captain Lewis Cook as he made a run on top of the penalty area. He then hit a low shot which proved too difficult for ...

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2017 U-20 World Cup: Ten-man Italy edge Zambia, advance to semis

Italy's forward Luca Vido (#10) celebrates his goal with teammates during the U-20 World Cup quarter-final football match between Italy and Zambia in Suwon on June 5, 2017. / AFP / JUNG Yeon-Je

Ten-man Italy beat Zambia 3-2 after extra-time in a thrilling encounter to advance to the semi-finals of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017. Patson Daka scored his second goal of the tournament inside the first four minutes to give the Junior Chipolopolo an early lead. Emmanuel Banda found Daka with a carefully-weighted and perfectly-timed through pass, and the ...

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FIFA U-20 WORLD CUP: Lookman sends Young Lions into quarters

JEONJU, SOUTH KOREA - MAY 31: Ademola Lookman of England scores a goal during the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 Round of 16 match between England and Costa Rica at Jeonju World Cup Stadium on May 31, 2017 in Jeonju, South Korea. (Photo by Robert Cianflone - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

A brace scored by Ademola Lookman in a 2-1 victory over Costa Rica sent England to the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 quarter-finals. The forward saved his first goals at Korea Republic 2017 for a crucial time, getting the Young Lions to the quarter-finals at the U-20 World Cup for the first time since 1993. An Everton connection ...

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FIFA U-20 WORLD CUP: Thriller sees Zambia into last eight

SEOGWIPO, SOUTH KOREA - MAY 31: Fashion Sakala of Zambia takes on Phil Neumann of Germany and Matthias Bader of Germany during the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 Round of 16 match between Zambia and Germany at Jeju World Cup Stadium on May 31, 2017 in Seogwipo, South Korea. (Photo by Christopher Lee - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Zambia survived a heart-stopping encounter to see off Germany 4-3 after extra-time to progress to their first FIFA U-20 World Cup quarter-final. Both sides failed to find their groove in the opening period during a disjointed first half, but there was one moment of sublime brilliance. Philipp Ochs arced a free-kick from wide on the right flank, whipped with his ...

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