England v Brazil: BBC to present Below-17s World Cup semi-last

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Liverpool’s Rhian Brewster scored a hat-trick in the quarter-finals
Fifa Below-17 World Cup semi-last: Brazil v England
Venue: Kolkata, India. Date: Wednesday, 25 October. Kick-off: 12:30 BST.
Protection: BBC Red Button from 12:20 BST, plus are dwelling textual explain commentary on the BBC Sport net sites.

England Below-17s’ World Cup semi-last in opposition to Brazil will be broadcast are dwelling on the BBC.

The Younger Lions face Brazil in India on Wednesday after defeating Japan on penalties in the last sixteen and beating the usa Four-1 in the quarter-finals.

Protection will delivery on the BBC Red Button and online from 12:20 BST.

The game will be played at the Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata after being moved 650 miles attributable to the remark of the pitch in Guwahati.

Must level-headed England growth, Sunday’s last will additionally be confirmed by the BBC.

England Below-17s: 5 to gape

Road to the semi-last

England Below-17s twin carriageway to World Cup semi-last
Team Stage: England Four-0 Chile, England Three-2 Mexico, England Four-0 Iraq
Spherical of sixteen: England 0-0 Japan (England procure 5-Three on penalties)
Quarter finals: England Four-1 USA

England without Dortmund megastar Sancho

Jadon Sancho signed for Borussia Dortmund from Manchester Metropolis in August

England Below-17s hang needed to growth in the knockout stages without arguably their megastar participant, after midfielder Jadon Sancho develop to be recalled by Borussia Dortmund after the community phase.

The 17-300 and sixty five days-identical old scored three occasions as Steve Cooper’s side stepped forward to the last sixteen with a a hundred% chronicle.

Nevertheless having signed for Dortmund for around £10m from Manchester Metropolis in the summertime, the Bundesliga outfit had been reluctant to begin the teenager for the World Cup and most efficient did so after protracted negotiations.

England boss Cooper develop to be hopeful of conserving Sancho for the plump match, nevertheless Dortmund recalled the midfielder and he made his senior debut in the 2-2 plot with Eintracht Frankfurt last week.

Younger Lions ‘play with freedom’

Today, England’s youth groups hang fared considerably higher on the worldwide stage than the senior side, who had been knocked out of the 2014 World Cup at the community stage without excellent a game, whereas struggling a shock defeat in opposition to Iceland at Euro 2016.

England’s summer season of success
Date Team Fulfillment
19 Would possibly perhaps well well perhaps 2017 Below-17s Accomplished runners-up in European U17 Championships
10 June 2017 Below-21s Beat Ivory Wing on penalties to procure Toulon Tournament
Eleven June 2017 Below-20s Beat Venezuela to procure U20 World Cup
27 June 2017 Below-21s Reached semi-finals of European U21 Championships
15 July 2017 Below-19s Beat Portugal to procure European U19 Championships

Cooper’s Below-17 side are looking to emulate their colleagues who obtained the Below-20 World Cup by beating Venezuela 1-0 in the last in June.

And midfielder Morgan Gibbs-White says their skill to “play with freedom” has allowed them to achieve the competition’s last four.

Liverpool’s Rhian Brewster scored a hat-trick in the quarter-last procure in opposition to the usa and Wolves’ Gibbs-White grabbed the opposite aim.

Gibbs-White, 17, said: “We would hang some nerves before the game. Nevertheless after we are taking half in, we just race away and heart of attention on our game.

“I could perhaps perhaps perhaps no longer deliver it is a generational factor. Us young boys, we play with freedom and we don’t hang any nerves. I judge we showed that in opposition to the usa.

“We showed right personality after we wanted it. My aim came from a counter attack and it develop to be right play and a right elevate out after we wanted it.

“The Japan game vastly greatly surprised us essentially nevertheless we recovered effectively for this game. We had our game thought, and I believed we stuck to that and performed fancy we did.”