England got to the final of the European U19 Champion after a dramatic 1-0 victory over Czech Republic on Wednesday.


Substitute Lukas Nmecha snagged a stoppage-time winner in Georgia to schedule place in Saturday’s final against Portugal.

Tottenham young person Marcus Edwards played an essential role in the goal, spinning as well as providing the cross for Nmecha to back-heel home.

It continues an effective summer season for England’s young people groups after the U20s won the World Cup in South Korea and the Toulon Tournament in France.

Aidy Boothroyd’s U21 team got to the semi-finals of the European Champion at their age level before a charge shootout loss to Germany, while England U17s lost their last to Spain through spot-kicks.

The U19s, led by head train Keith Downing, produced couple of opportunities in a limited first-half versus the Czechs.

England captain Jay Dasilva went closest to locating a breakthrough however his reduced strike from the left of the charge box returned off the article, leaving the Young Lions annoyed at the break.

And with additional time looming, 2 of Downing’s second-half alternatives combined to place England into the final.

Spurs winger Edwards twitched totally free on the right in the 93rd minute and reduced for Manchester City ahead Nmecha, that skilfully flicked in from five lawns.

The triumph suggests the Young Lions have actually gone one better compared to last year’s group, which reached the semi-final of the competitors just to lose to Italy.

It is the third time England have actually reached a U19 Euros final however they are yet to raise the trophy after beats to France in 2005 and also Ukraine in 2009.

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