England’s Under-19s were crowned European champions as they beat Israel U19 3-1 in a gruelling 120 minutes at the City Arena Trnava in Slovakia on Friday.

After dominating the opening proceedings, Israel took the lead through Oscar Gloukh, who showed composure to evade the England defence before slotting past Matthew Cox in goal.

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England struggled to gain any fluency in the first half, but they worked their way level just seven minutes after the restart as Callum Doyle converted from close range following a corner. Both sides continued to have chances but neither could find the breakthrough in the 90 minutes.

But Ian Foster’s side showed their strength in fitness with a strong extra-time performance. Carney Chukwuemeka scored in the 108th minute and Aaron Ramsey furthered the young England side’s lead eight minutes later to ensure their first U19 European Championship title since 2017.



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