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90'After three minutes of added time, the whistle sounds for full-time and England have an opening victory in the Elite Round. It was hard fought at times, but gives Noel Blake's team a good start.
86'Off, Conor Henderson. On, Jimmy Keohane.
86'Off, Dean Parrett. On, John Bostock.
81'A series of corners, taken by Parrett and Townsend, result in Caulker narrowly missing the target.
79'Andros Townsend wins a free-kick for England after being brought down in full flight by Richie Towell.
76'Off, Jacob Mellis. On, Matt Phillips. England introduce Matt Phillips of Wycombe Wanderers to the action, his debut for the Young Lions.
64'Steven Caulker knocks the ball wide of the target after getting on the end of Parrett's free-kick into the box.
63'Off, Thomas Cruise. On, Andros Townsend.
55'England seem to have weathered the storm a little and force a corner, which eventually saw Ryan Donaldson miss the target.
53'Ireland are really forcing the game on England since the re-start, with both Hourihane and Conor Clifford seeing shots blocked. The Three Lions need to snuff this pressure out.
48'Ireland start the second half strongly, with a couple of corners in succession and ending with a Robbie Brady effort on goal which causes Declan Rudd no trouble.
46'Off, Harry Crawford. On, Karl Sheppard.
46'The second half is underway.
45'It's half-time after one minute of added time, and England find themselves ahead at the break.
37'Dean Parrett. England take the lead! A free-kick is awarded after Phil Jones is fouled in an advanced position by Johnny Dunleavy. Parrett steps up to fire the set-piece past Hanley and into the goal.
23'Ireland begin to enjoy a good spell of pressure, forcing a succession of corners.
07'Ireland's Conor Hourihane sees a shot from just outside the area well blocked by an England defender.
05'Dean Parrett tries his luck with a shot, as England make a bright start to the game.
03'Matthew James has an early effort, but narrowly misses the target.
01'The game is underway in Kiev, as England look to get their Elite Qualifying stage off to the best start.