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Internationals: Josh, Kyle into U20 World Cup Final!

Posted on 8 June 2017  - 14:15

Kyle Walker-Peters and Josh Onomah are heading to the FIFA Under-20 World Cup Final.

Kyle in action against Italy in South KoreaKyle joins the celebrations with Dominic Solanke and Ademola Lookman

Kyle started and completed 90 minutes as England came from 1-0 down to beat Italy 3-1 in Thursday's semi-final in South Korea.

The Young Lions will now face Venezuela in the final on Sunday (10.45am UK time).

Josh will be available for selection again after missing the semi-final through suspension.

By winning, the Under-20s have become the first England team to reach a World Cup final since 1966.

SON, SOUTH KOREA HELD BY IRAQ

Heung-Min Son came close for South Korea in the first half of a friendly against Iraq on Wednesday. It ended goalless in the UAE. Sonny was replaced at the start of the second half. South Korea now prepare for a World Cup qualifier agauinst Qatar on Tuesday.

THURSDAY/FRIDAY ACTION

We're into important qualifying matches with six of our players in action on Thursday and Friday.

Victor Wanyama is expected to lead Kenya in a Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone.

Then it's World Cup qualifying on Friday. Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen travel to Estonia with Belgium, Hugo Lloris and Moussa Sissoko travel to Sweden with France and Vincent Janssen and Holland face Luxembourg.