FIFA U20 W’Cup: England beat Venezuela to claim first title

England beat Venezuela 1-0 to win the Fifa Under-20 World Cup in Korea Republic, ending the

nation’s 51-year wait for a global trophy.

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England started better of the two sides as Dominic Solanke enjoyed two early chances but couldn’t find net

The Young Lions took the lead on 35 minutes, when Dominic Calvert-Lewin showed persistence to fire past Wuilker Farinez

England then withstood a ferocious second-half onslaught from Venezuela.

Freddie Woodman was England’s hero when he dramatically saved Adalberto Penaranda spot-kick 16 minutes from the end.

It is England’s first FIFA U-20 World Cup, capping off a scintillating tournament for the young Lions.

Italy finished in third place after beating Uruguay 4-1 on penalties following a goalless draw.

FIFA U20 W’Cup: England beat Venezuela to claim first title

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