An all European FIFA U-17 World Cup final as England and Spain set up title clash

  • An all European FIFA U-17 World Cup final as England and Spain set up title clash
26-10-2017 | Pratidin Bureau. |

In Football, Spain and England have set up the title clash of the Under-17 FIFA World Cup being held in India following their semi-final wins yesterday.

In the semi-finals yesterday, Spain defeated Mali 3-1 at Navi Mumbai to book a Final berth for the fourth time while England stunned three-time champions Brazil by the same margin at Kolkata to enter their maiden Final.

For Spain, Captain Abel Ruiz scored twice, with Ferran Torres being the other goal scorer. For England, Rhian Brewster struck his second consecutive hat-trick of the tournament. He is now the highest goal-scorer in the tournament with seven goals.

The Final will be played in Kolkata on Saturday. The two losing semi-finalists - Brazil and Mali - will play for the third place on the same day.

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