#sports Italy U21s 0-2 England U21s: Rhian Brewster's early brace fires Young Lions to victory over Italy

#sports Italy U21s 0-2 England U21s: Rhian Brewster’s early brace fires Young Lions to victory over Italy

#sports activities Italy U21s 0-2 England U21s: Rhian Brewster’s early brace fires Young Lions to victory over Italy

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Italy U21s 0-2 England U21s: Rhian Brewster’s early brace fires Young Lions to victory over Italy… as Lee Carsley’s facet impress in preparations for the U21 Euros

  • England U21s beat Italy U21s in pleasant match in preparation for U21s Euros
  • Rhian Brewster netted twice within the first 5 minutes to put England in management
  •  Italy midfielder Nico Rovella was despatched off within the 86th minute for a nasty foul
  • England U21s will subsequent play Germany U21s subsequent Tuesday at Bramall Lane

England’s Under 21s left Italy with a creditable victory that can do wonders for Rhian Brewster and current one thing of a blueprint when confronted with high opposition at subsequent summer time’s European Championship.

England at all times cruise by way of their qualifying marketing campaign however wrestle at main tournaments and this camp – beating Italy with Germany to come subsequent week – is providing Lee Carsley a possibility to tinker recreation plans to damage extra technical groups.

Carsley’s facet had been much less obsessive about dominating possession and picked their moments, racing right into a two-goal lead – each courtesy of Brewster however with the returning Conor Gallagher’s fingerprints all over them.

Striker Rhian Brewster opened the scoring for England in only the 3rd minute of the match

Striker Rhian Brewster opened the scoring for England in solely the third minute of the match

#sports Italy U21s 0-2 England U21s: Rhian Brewster's early brace fires Young Lions to victory over Italy

Brewster then doubled his objective tally solely two minutes as he scored from contained in the field

Gallagher gained the penalty inside 66 seconds, tripped after gathering Cole Palmer’s shot, earlier than Brewster stroked residence. The Sheffield United striker had not scored since January, final season curtailed with a prolonged hamstring harm, and he revelled within the second.

Brewster was peeling away in delight shortly after too. Playing simply off the entrance, Gallagher’s depth turned over possession after which a cute defence-splitting go by Angel Gomes set Brewster clear. With newfound confidence, he dinked the goalkeeper. Brewster solely had one objective in 16 caps at this stage beforehand.

Levi Colwill hit the put up and Gallagher might need added a 3rd, his effort hacked off the road by Caleb Okoli, whereas Italy long-established respectable probabilities throughout a cantankerous pleasant – Nicolo Rovella noticed purple within the closing minutes – between two nations who ought to fancy themselves on the Euros.

Chelsea's Conor Gallagher was back in the under 21s after being snubbed by Gareth Southgate

Chelsea’s Conor Gallagher was again within the underneath 21s after being snubbed by Gareth Southgate

Levi Colwill almost scored his first goal for the England U21s but saw his header it the post

Levi Colwill virtually scored his first objective for the England U21s however noticed his header it the put up

Brewster saved a sure objective on the road, with Andrea Cambiaso skewing a free header and Joe Bursik standing tall to deny Pietro Pellegri.

England had to later dig in, blocking photographs and defending resolutely with out Bursik ever really having to pull off large saves. They had ceded a good quantity of territory and seemed extra snug hitting their hosts on the break.

England (3-4-2-1): Bursik; Cresswell, Harwood-Bellis (Mbete 90), Colwill (Thomas 71); Spence (Aarons 71), Skipp (Garner 71), Gomes (Doyle 71), Sessegnon (Gordon 71); Palmer (Ramsey 71), Gallagher (Elliott 71); Brewster (Balogun 71)

#sports Italy U21s 0-2 England U21s: Rhian Brewster's early brace fires Young Lions to victory over Italy

England U21s boss Lee Carsley will hope his facet can proceed their kind towards Germany

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