England national team U20 - Press image courtesy of England national teams official twitter account.
CAIRO –11 June 2017: England’s national team won the U20 World Cup Sunday in South Korea for the first time in the team’s history. In the final match the national team scored one goal, defeating the Venezuelans 1-0.
Everton forward Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored the lone goal in the 35th minute of the game. Lewin chased down a blocked shot, returning it to an empty net. That goal sealed the final score in favor of the English squad.
Venezuelan Adalberto Penaranda missed a chance to even the score when he missed a penalty in the 74th minute.
This win marks the English national team’s first international title since winning the 1966 World Cup.
England managed to achieve the title undefeated. They came to a draw in the group stage against Guinea, and in the semi final England faced Italy and won 3-1. Italy’s Orsolini scored the only goal against England, but Lookman responded with 1 goal followed by 2 goals from Liverpool striker Dominic Solanke.