Brewster sends England into Under-17 World Cup final
October 26, 2017 11:27 AM NPT
Photo Courtesy: 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.