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A narrow defeat for Paul Simpson's Young Lions against Czech Republic in Znojmo

Friday 06 Oct 2017
Paul Simpson's side narrowly lost to Czech Republic on Friday afternoon

England U19s slipped to a narrow 1-0 defeat in their first game of the week against Czech Republic.

The Young Lions played the first of a double header in the region, with Slovakia next up across the border on Monday.

But Paul Simpson’s side couldn’t find a way past a resolute Czech side in Znojmo with a second-half goal proving decisive for the hosts.

The squad will now head to Slovakia, where they will play at NTC Senec on Monday afternoon.

England: 1 Ryan Schofield (Huddersfield Town), 2 Reece James (Chelsea), 3 Josh Tymon (Stoke City), 4 Dennis Adeniran (Everton), 5 Morgan Feeney (Everton), 6 Trevoh Chalobah (Chelsea) (c ), 7 Dujon Sterling (Chelsea), 8 Sadou Diallo (Manchester City), 9 George Hirst (Sheffield Wednesday), 10 Mason Mount (Vitesse Arnhem, loan from Chelsea), 11Edward Nketiah (Arsenal)

Substitutes: 14 Elliot Embleton (Sunderland) for Diallo 59, 15 Reiss Nelson (Arsenal) for Nketiah 59, 18 Jonathan Leko (Bristol City, loan from West Bromwich Albion) for James 76, 17 Marcus Tavernier (Middlesbrough) for Adeniran 76

Substitutes not used: 12 Japhet Tanganga (Tottenham Hotspur), 13 Jake Turner (Bolton Wanderers), 16 Ben Brereton (Nottingham Forest), 19 Daniel Kemp (West Ham United), 22 Ellery Balcombe (Brentford)

Head coach: Paul Simpson

By FA Staff