ENGLAND’S Below-17s heroes produced a sensational comeback from two-nil right down to win the World Cup after hammering Spain 5-2 in India.
Objectives from Rhian Brewster, Morgan Gibbs-White, two from Phil Foden and one other from Marc Guehi made it a incredible night time for English soccer, lower than six months after the Three Lions Below-20s claimed the World Cup in South Korea.
England might have taken the lead inside a minute in entrance of the 80,000 crowd in Kolkata when the vigorous Brewster mixed with Gibbs-White however his shot was saved by Alvaro Fernandez.
In opposition to the run of play Spain took the lead when Sergio Gomez neatly completed from shut vary from what regarded like an offside place.
Nevertheless, replays confirmed Three Lions full-back Steven Sessegnon performed the Barcelona teen onside for the opener.
Gomez doubled Spain’s lead with a superb strike on 30 minutes after good work Cesar Gelabert who pulled the ball again neatly.
Regardless of the two-goal deficit, England stored their composure to play some good soccer with Manchester Metropolis’s Foden pulling the strings and Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi inflicting havoc out broad.
Sessegnon ought to have pulled one again when he reduce inside however fluffed his left foot shot and Hudson-Odoi hit the put up.
However England gave themselves a lifeline simply earlier than the break when match high scorer Brewster headed in from a pin-point Sessegnon cross for the Liverpool striker’s eighth purpose of the finals.
How England gained the World Cup
10 minutes – Spain take the lead as Sergio Gomez scores from shut vary.
31 minutes – Spain double thier lead as Gomez scores once more with beautiful left-foot drive.
44 minutes – England pull one again by means of Rhain Brewster together with his eighth purpose of match.
58 minutes – England are stage as Morgan Gibbs-White scores from Steven Sessegnon cross.
69 minutes – England take lead when Callum Hudson-Odoi cross is completed by Foden.
84 minutes – England end off Spain with Marc Guehi pounces from shut vary.
88 minutes – Phil Foden makes it 5 for England on the counter assault for historic win.
The momentum really shifted in England’s favour after the break when Foden and Sessegnon mixed down the proper and the winger’s cross was met by Gibbs-White to stage.
An awesome response save by Curtis Anderson from Juan Miranda a minute later stored it stage.
However with 20 minutes left, the oustanding Foden put England in entrance.
There was extra nice work from winger Hudson-Odoi and his clever cross was completed off by Foden.
England completed it asGuehi obtained the fourth, forcing the ball dwelling after Spain didn’t clear from a cross.
Foden made it 5 and despatched his facet down into the historical past books together with his late strike on the break.