England Fight Back To Reach World Cup Final

England celebrate victory over Italy at the semi final of the Fifa Under 20 tournament in South Korea.

By Oladipupo Mojeed

Dominic Solanke scored a brace as England reached the final of the Fifa U-20 World Cup for the first time after coming from behind to beat Italy 3-1 on Thursday.

They will square off against Venezuela who also qualified for the final for the first time after ousting Uruguay.

The young Three Lions dominated the second half with the new Liverpool striker Solanke scoring a calm equaliser and a long-range strike.

Everton’s Ademola Lookman netted the second by tucking home a finish from six yards out on 77 minutes.

How the match went

Riccardo Orsolini celebtares goal against England at the semi final of the Fifa Under 20 tournament in South Korea.

Italy took the lead within the first two minutes when Juventus winger Riccardo Orsolini slotted home from inside the area.

But England created chance after chance in the second half to become the nation’s first men’s team to reach any World Cup final since the senior side in 1966.


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Oladipupo Mojeed is a graduate of Mass Communications from Lagos State University (LASU). He is a photojournalist with a great zeal for concise news reportage complemented with gripping photographs.


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