England seal Under-20 World Cup glory as Dominic Calvert-Lewin strikes

• England defeat Venezeula 1-0 in the final in South Korea
• Freddie Woodman saves a penalty from Adalberto Peñaranda

England Under-20s entered the history books after beating Venezuela in a frenetic World Cup final in South Korea to ensure the nation became world champions for the first time since 1966. Freddie Woodman was ultimately the hero after making a superb 74th-minute penalty save to deny Adalberto Peñaranda. Woodman, the son of former Northampton Town goalkeeper Andy and godson of Gareth Southgate, made a steely left-handed save from the spot after Dominic Calvert-Lewin had given England a first-half lead.

Paul Simpson had urged his players to seize the opportunity and attain “legendary status” and with this victory in Suwon his class of 2017 did not disappoint.

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