Liverpool FC’s first summer signing Dominic Solanke was on target for England’s Under-20s in their 1-0 victory over Mexico on Monday night.
Liverpool’s first summer signing Dominic Solanke has sent England Under-20s into their first semi-final since 1993 by scoring the lone goal in their 1-0 victory over Mexico.
The 19-year-old striker found himself in space inside the opposition box and showed brilliant composure to rifle home the winning goal just two minutes into the second half – his left footed strike proving to be enough to confirm a showdown with Italy on Thursday. You can watch the goal below.
Solanke’s goal today in the U20 World Cup pic.twitter.com/vXTpJoz48p
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Both sides made a proper game of it in an action packed second half but it was England who managed to create the most clear cut chances with Everton’s Kieran Dowell and Dominic Calvert-Lewin both coming close and Tottenham’s Josh Onomah hitting the post before being sent off 18 minutes from time.
Another of Liverpool’s young talents Ovie Ejaria was also given a run out after Onomah’s sending off in an attempt to shore up England’s midfield.
Solanke will join the Reds from Chelsea when the window opens on July 1st. The fee will be decided by tribunal due to his age.