Fulham European Finalists
Ryan Sessegnon and Tayo Edun starred as England Under-19s dramatically made the final of the European Championships, they both played the full match for England once again. The Young Lions beat the Czech Republic 1-0 in the Semi-Final in Tbilisi, leaving it late with a goal from substitute Lucas Nmech in the 93rd minute, the last minute of added time. Portugal now await England in the Final on Saturday. England had the best chance of the first half, Sessegnon fed Jay DaSilva down the left and his effort hit the left up right, with the keeper rooted to the spot. The match winner Nmecha came on for Ben Brereton in the 60th minute, and England put on the pressure with both sides having chances to go ahead. England had another very good chance later in the half, Sessegnon poked a ball into the back of the net in the 69th minute, however the offside flag was raised and the goal did not stand. The match appeared to be heading into extra-time before Marcus Edwards got free on the right hand side of the pitch in the 93rd minute. He swept a low ball into the box and Nmecha was on hand to dispatch the goal past the keeper, beating him with an audacious back heal flick at his near post sending England into the final. This is the third time England have made the final at this level, however are yet to win the competition. They finished runners up in 2005 and 2009.
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