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.

 

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.

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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.

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