England U18s suffered a narrow defeat against Czech Republic in their second game of the UAE Sports Chain Cup in Dubai.
It had looked like a tight game would end in a draw, until substitute Michal Szewieczek scored the only goal of the game in the 78th minute.
Neil Dewsnip’s squad will now play their final game of the tournament on Sunday when they face Mexico at the Sevens Stadium.
England: 22 George Wickens (Fulham), 6 Luis Binks (Tottenham Hotspur), 10 Anthony Gordon (Everton), 12 Dylan Crowe (Ipswich Town), 14 Jacob Ramsey (Aston Villa), 15 Paris Maghoma (Tottenham Hotspur), 16 Bali Mumba (Sunderland), 17 Clinton Mola (Chelsea), 18 Rhys Williams (Liverpool), 19 Bobby Duncan (Liverpool), 20 Cody Drameh (Fulham)
Substitutes: 7 Morgan Whittaker (Derby County) for Ramsey 75, 8 Tommy Doyle (Manchester City) for Maghoma 85, 11 Curtis Jones (Liverpool) for Gordon 86, 2 Vontae Daley-Campbell (Arsenal) for Crowe 86
Substitutes not used: 1 Luca Ashby-Hammond (Fulham), 3 Luke Thomas (Leicester City), 4 James Garner (Manchester United), 5 Ethan Laird (Manchester United), 9 Folarin Balogun (Arsenal), 13 Josh Griffiths (West Bromwich Albion)
Head coach: Neil Dewsnip