2017 FIFA U-20 WC: England knock out Mexico; meet Italy in semifinal

Cheonan, Korea (PANA) - Ten-man England on Monday reached the semifinals of the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup when they beat Mexico 1-0 in their quarterfinal match played at the Cheonan Sports Complex in the Republic of Korea.

England will play Italy, who earlier in the day eliminated Zambia 3-2 after extra-time, in the semifinal on Thursday.

Dominic Solanke scored for England in the 47th minute and despite midfielder Josh Onumah being sent off in the 72nd for a second yellow card, they held on to their lead to knock out the Mexicans.

Venezuela and Uruguay will play the second semifinal match. In Sunday's quarterfinal matches, Venezuela beat USA 2-1 after extra time while Uruguay beat Portugal 5-4 on penalties.
-0- PANA MA 5June2017

05 june 2017 13:07:34

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