U21 Euros – Portugal 2-0 England: Mota, Trincao compound self-inflicted issues

Dany Mota of Portugal celebrates with team mates after scoring their side's first goal during the 2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship Group D...

Aidy Boothroyd’s England side have a mountain to climb and their fate is now out of their hands if they’re to qualify for this summer’s U21 Euro knockout rounds, after succumbing to a second successive group stage defeat against a well-drilled Portugal side – courtesy of second-half goals from Dany Mota and substitute Francisco Trincao’s emphatic penalty off the bench. Continue reading

U21 Euros – England 0-1 Switzerland: Ndoye’s wicked winner sinks Young Lions

Dan Ndoye of Switzerland celebrates his goal with teammates during the 2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship Group D match between England and...

Centred around staunch defending, Switzerland’s under-21s ultimately got what they deserved through a timely Dan Ndoye looping winner: clean sheet and all three points to sting a lax England in their opening Group D fixture at this year’s European Championships in Slovenia.
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