Emile Smith Rowe and England reach the European Under-21 Championship semi-finals after knocking out Portugal.
The Young Lions continued their impressive run in the competition with a one-nil win in the quarter-finals, meaning they extended their clean sheet record to four games in a row.
It was Anthony Gordon’s first-half strike which sealed the victory as Lee Carsley’s side held on against a Portugal team who tested their defensive strength throughout the 90 minutes.
Smith Rowe made an appearance off the bench at the 67 minute replacing Jacob Ramsey, and in his 23 minutes on the pitch he looked lively making some dangerous runs at the opposition.
On the other side, Nuno Tavares played the full match as Portugal were unable to find a breakthrough despite their 16 shots at James Trafford’s goal.
England will now face their group stage opponents Israel in the final four on Wednesday, with hopes of reaching Saturday’s final and lifting the trophy for the first time since 1984.
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