FIFA U-17 World Cup, England vs Japan, highlights: ENG win 5-3 on penalties
England are through to the last eight of the FIFA U-17 World Cup after beating 5-3 on penalties. Get match highlights of England vs Japan, FIFA U-17 World Cup Rd of 16, here.fifa u17 world cup 2017 Updated: Oct 17, 2017 22:27 IST
England were favorites for their Round of 16 clash with Japan in the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Kolkata having won all their group matches comfortably. However they more than met their match in Japan who were a tough nut to crack in regulation time. The game ended goalless and went to penalty shoot-out. Hinata Kida of missed Japan’s third penalty to hand the advantage to England and they duly took it, slotting home all five of their penalties. Special mention to England goalkeeper Curtis Anderson who scored and saved a penalty to send England through to the last eight where they will take on USA in Goa. Get match highlights of England vs Japan, FIFA U-17 World Cup Rd of 16, here.
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First Published: Oct 17, 2017 19:44 IST