If you mention international football to any England fan this summer the reaction tells you all you need to know. You are met with a look of disappointment that borders on anger, but hope and optimism could be just around the corner. Despite the senior team failing on the world stage this summer, England’s junior teams have been something of a revelation. The Under 17 side defeated Spain in the European Championships final and the Under 19 side will be hoping for a similar outcome in Tuesday’s semi-final, as an English side clash with Spain yet again. Both teams have taken different routes to the semi-final. England needed a last-minute equaliser from Matt Phillips to sneak through to the latter stages whilst their Spanish counterparts can boast three wins from three in this year’s tournament.
If England are to triumph, preventing the supply to Daniel Pacheco is crucial. The Liverpool striker is the competition’s leading marksman, and is supported by Rub