Brazil vs England, FIFA U-17 World Cup semifinal, full football score: BRA 1 ENG 3
Rhian Brewster registered his second hattrick of the tournament as England beat 3-1 against Brazil to reach the FIFA U-17 World Cup final in Kolkata. Follow full football score of Brazil vs England, FIFA U-17 World Cup semifinal, here.Updated: Oct 25, 2017 19:09 IST
Rhian Brewster was the hero for England once again as he scored a brilliant hattrick to guide them to their maiden FIFA U-17 World Cup final. He scored all the goals for his side as England defeated Brazil 3-1. The Liverpool FC striker handed England the lead with an early goal, but Wesley scored from a rebound to level the game. Brewster scored once again just before half time and then finished his hattrick with an impressive finish on the 77th minute. England will now take on either Mali or Spain in the summit clash Follow full football score of Brazil vs England, FIFA U-17 World Cup semifinal, here. (IND vs NZ 2nd ODI BLOG)
7:00 PM IST: That’s all from this game. Stay tuned for the match between Spain and Mali!
6:55 PM IST: No question which was the better team on the night. And it will play the final.
6:55 PM IST: Rhian Brewster is the name on every England fan’s name after a memorable victory!
6:54 PM IST: Brazil will play here for the third and fourth place while England will play the final.
6:52 PM IST: Yellow card for Lincoln.
6:51 PM IST: Deep in stoppage-time, there seems to be an air of cool in the way Engaknd are defending their lead.
6:47 PM IST: Rhian Brewster, the Liverpool FC prodigy, is currently the highest scorer in the tournament.
6:45 PM IST: Kolkata shows it appreciation for Foden’s show giving him a warm send-off.
6:39 PM IST: This was the second consecutive hattrick for Rhian Brewster. England lead 3-1 against Brazil.
6:37 PM IST: Brewster nets second hattrick and England look to be on their way to the final.
6:36 PM IST: The official attendance at the VYBK Stadium is 63,881 tonight.
6:35 PM IST: Rhian Brewster makes it 3-1! Back-to-back hattricks for the youngster.
6:33 PM IST: In the other semifinal, Spain face Mali at Navi Mumbai.
6:31 PM IST: Substitution for England. Timothy Eyoma replaces Steven Sessegnon.
6:26 PM IST: Weverson puts a cross to Lincoln but his header goes haywire. England lead 2-1 against Brazil.
6:24 PM IST: England have slowed down the tempo of the game and they are looking to secure their lead now.
6:20 PM IST: A chip was needed from Yuir Alberto. The grounder was never going to beat Anderson. Still 2-1 for England.
6:16 PM IST: Yellow card for Brenner. England lead 2-1 against Brazil.
6:13 PM IST: And to think there is no Jadon Sancho in this team. Hudson-Odoi more than filling up his shoes. England are playing with a lot confidence.
6:11 PM IST: Rhian Brewster had a brilliant chance to get his hattrick but his header was wide once again!
6:09 PM IST: Curtis Anderson to the rescue! Paulinho took a brilliant shot but it was blocked by the England keeper.
6:07 PM IST: Brewster unleashes a scathing pass to Hudson but Bobsin clears it away.
6:04 PM IST: The second half is underway!
5:50 PM IST: England go in as the better team and more importantly, the one in front. And leading the line, literally and metaphorically, is Brewster.
5:48 PM IST: It’s half time! England lead 2-1 against Brazil.
5:45 PM IST: Vitao has been an absolute live wire for Brazil today and his cross handed Brenner a golden chance to score, but the shot was wide of the target. Brazil 1 England 2
5:42 PM IST: Brenner looks to be in a spot of bother as the tackle left him in pain. But he is back on the field. Brazil 1 England 2
5:40 PM IST: A five-touch move ends in goal for England. The way Hudson-Odoi, Gibbs White, Foden and Sessegnon combined to find Brewster would please exponents of Samba too.
5:38 PM IST: GOAL! Rhian Brewster once again as his goal hands England the lead once again. England 2 Brazil 1
5:37 PM IST: Looks like another 50,000 plus evening in Kolkata.
5:36 PM IST: The Brazil footballers are looking extra charged after getting the goal and a long range effort by Wesley was on target, but it was saved by Anderson. Brazil 1 England 1
5:31 PM IST: Brazil are not afraid to fire from a distance and it is giving Anderson his busiest evening in Kolkata so far.
5:30 PM IST: Latibeudiere sends a bouncer and it goes over the horizontal. Brenner gets a peacj of a ball from Vitao and shoots out. He doesn’t believe it. England 1 Brazil 1
5:27 PM IST: Rhian Brewster is now at the top of the goalscoring chart by 5 strikes to his name!
5:25 PM IST: Drinks break. It has been a brilliant game till now with both teams getting one goal each.
5:22 PM IST: It‘s 1-1 and Samba strikes. Paulinho shot off goalie and Wesley makes it 1-1. Match on. And what a tango thereafter! Hips don’t lie.
5:20 PM IST: Wesley equalises for Brazil! England 1 1 Brazil
5:18 PM IST: Chance for Paulinho, but his powerful shot misses the target once again. England lead 1-0
5:15 PM IST: Brilliant chance for Vitao but his shot was agonisingly close to the goal. England lead 1-0
5:14 PM IST: Sessegnon booked for challenge on Paulinho and the crowd cheers. This is an away game for England.
5:12 PM IST: The Brazil problem of starting well and conceding early against a European team persists for the second straight game.
5:11 PM IST: Rhian Brewster, who scored a hattrick in the last game, is the hero for England once again as he hands them the lead. England 1 Brazil 0
5:10 PM IST: Brewster silences the crowd with a second touch. England 1 Brazil 0.
5:07 PM IST: The Brazilians are trying to control the game from the beginning. They are playing small passes and the game is mainly being played in the midfield.
5:02 PM IST: The canaries have started singing. Brazil making the most of early forays just like they did against Germany.
5:00 PM IST: The match is underway!
4:58 PM IST: The torches on mobiles start coming on as the crowd gets ready to welcome the teams.
4:56 PM IST: Brazil have so far had only one booking -- midfielder Alan. It was point made with a lot of pride by coach Amadeu after the quarter-final against Germany.
4:55 PM IST: Spotted outside the media tribune as part of the Technical Study Group is former England star Sol Campbell.
4:54 PM IST: Given that 35,000 tickets were sold online for this game, it has to be seen what kind of turnout this unexpected surprise of a semi-final will have.
4:52 PM IST: England - Anderson; Sessegnon, Latibeaudiere, Guehi, Panzo; McEachran, Oakley-Boothe; Foden, Gibbs-White, Hudson-Odoi; Brewster.
4:51 PM IST: Brazil starting XI - Brazao, Wesley, Vitao, Halter, Weverson; Bobsin, Brenner, Marcus Antonio, Alan, Paulinho; Lincoln
4:48 PM IST: Brazil shirts going for Rs 200 outside the Salt Lake stadium. Headbands for Rs 10. Difficult to spot anyone in England gear.
4:47 PM IST: Hello and welcome to the first semifinal match between Brazil and England.
The only time England have beaten Brazil in a World Cup for men or boys was in the 2007 edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup. Brazil avenged it in 2015 but having achieved what the men have not in four meetings spread from 1958, the England boys are eyeing an encore in Kolkata today.
Earlier, the match had been shifted from Guwahati due to unplayable conditions caused by incessant rains.
Both the third-place play-off, as well as the final of the tournament, are scheduled to be held in Kolkata on Saturday.
First Published: Oct 25, 2017 16:44 IST