2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup Final
|Event||2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup|
|Date||11 June 2017|
|Venue||Suwon World Cup Stadium, Suwon|
|Referee||Björn Kuipers (Netherlands)|
27 °C (81 °F)
The 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup Final was a final that was played on at the Suwon World Cup Stadium, Suwon, South Korea on 11 June 2017. The final was contested by Venezuela and England. England won the match 1–0, winning the title for the first time. This was the first ever final for both England and Venezuela in the history of the tournament.
Background[change | change source]
This was England's first appearance and victory in the final of a global football tournament since their senior World Cup victory in 1966. Their previous best at the U-20 World Cup was third place in 1993.
For Venezuela it was only the second appearance at the U-20 World Cup, previously in 2009 they only managed to go as far as the second round.
Road to the final[change | change source]
|Mexico||1–0||Match 3||South Korea||1–0|
|Group B winners
|Final standings||Group A winners
|Japan||1–0 (aet)||Round of 16||Costa Rica||2–1|
|United States||2–1 (aet)||Quarter-finals||Mexico||1–0|
|Uruguay||1–1 (aet) (4–3 pen.)||Semi-finals||Italy||3–1|
Match[change | change source]
Details[change | change source]
Sander van Roekel (Netherlands)
Erwin Zeinstra (Netherlands)
Simon Lount (New Zealand)
Statistics[change | change source]
|Shots on target||4||8|
Related pages[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "Tactical line-up – Venezuela–England" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 29 June 2017. Retrieved 29 June 2017.
- "Under-20 World Cup:England beat Venezuela in final". BBC Sport. Retrieved 14 June 2017.
- "U-20 World Cup 2017 Results: England, Venezuela Progress to Final for 1st Time". bleacherreport.com. Retrieved 14 June 2017.
- "Match report – Final – Venezuela v England" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 11 June 2017. Retrieved 1 June 2019.
- "Match page – Venezuela 0–1 England". FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association). 29 June 2017. Retrieved 29 June 2017.
Other websites[change | change source]
- FIFA U-20 World Cup, FIFA.com