Brewster sends England into Under-17 World Cup final

Published On: October 26, 2017 11:27 AM NPT By: Reuters

KOLKATA, Oct 26: Rhian Brewster scored his second hat-trick in two games as England beat Brazil 3-1 in Kolkata, India on Wednesday to reach the Under-17 World Cup final in which they will play Spain.

The 17-year-old Liverpool striker scored in the 10th, 39th and 76th minutes as England continued their success at youth level this year following victories in the Under-20 World Cup and Under-19 European Championship.

England impressed in sweltering temperatures and regained momentum after Brazil right back Wesley equalized midway through the first half.

Brewster also scored three in England’s 4-1 quarter-final win over the United States.

Spain beat Mali 3-1 in the second semi-final, Abel Ruiz getting two of the goals.

The final is on Saturday.

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