Nwaneri nets in England U17s defeat to Italy

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Ethan Nwaneri scored the opening goal of Thursday’s 1-1 draw with Italy in the UEFA U17 European Championship quarter-finals.

Bending the ball into the top left corner from the edge of the area, it was Ethan’s third goal of the competition, having also scored against France and Spain.

After Mattia Liberali’s equaliser, Italy went on to win the tie 5-4 on penalties. Ethan scored England’s third goal in the shootout.

Italy will face Chido Martin-Obi and Denmark in the semi-finals at 6.30pm (BST) on Sunday, June 2.


Watch our academy’s best goals from 2023/24!

There were plenty of great goals scored by our under-21s and under-18s sides last season.

From Ethan Nwaneri’s delicate lob against Reading to Amario Cozier-Duberry’s curler against Liverpool, there were plenty of contenders for Goal of the Season.

Check out all of the best strikes now by pressing play on the video above.

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