Angel Gomes put the cherry on top for England’s Under-17 Men’s National Team in its FIFA U-17 World Cup opener.
The Manchester United product curled home a beautiful free kick in the 81st minute to put the finishing touches on England U-17s 4-0 rout over ten-man Chile. Gomes’ effort encapsulated the day for England, which were dominant from the start.
Borussia Dortmund summer signing Jaden Sancho scored twice and added an assist after Callum Hudson-Odoi scored the opening goal in the fifth minute.
Here’s a look at the free kick:
England’s talented and exciting Under-17 Men’s National Team open up their FIFA U-17 World Cup account against one of South America’s toughest sides: Chile.
The matchup highlights a quartet of games to watch, including France and Mexico getting their tournaments underway.
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France takes on New Caledonia from the Oceania region while Mexico, always a threat at the U-17 level, takes on Iraq. Mexico’s fellow CONCACAF side Honduras is also in action, facing Japan.
Here’s a look at Sunday’s schedule. You can live stream every game through Telemundo Deportes.
New Caledonia vs. France — 7:30 a.m. ET
Honduras vs. Japan — 10:30 a.m. ET
Chile vs. England — 7:30 a.m. ET
Iraq vs. Mexico — 10:30 a.m. ET