26 Mar 2022 | 03:14 | Football
Balogun at Hale End Academy
With a different level, U21 England did not take much time to corner the opponent Andorra into a defensive position. Right from the 6th minute, they got the opening goal from Folarin Balogun. It was a situation where the young Arsenal striker moved wisely and had an unstoppable close-range ball.
The remaining people to score for the Three Lions today are Jacob Ramsey, Morgan Gibbs-White, Anthony Gordon. Meanwhile, U21 Andorra’s equalizer was scored in the 63rd minute, with Albert Rosas being the one to enter his name on the electronic board.
Despite being a strong victory, coach Lee Carsley seemed to want his players to show more when just describing, this was an “OK performance”.
Carsley said: “I want them to play with more risks. That’s okay. There’s a lot of other things. I want to attack, I want to attack. We have a lot of interesting players. I want us. become simpler with higher quality in front of goal.”
In this European U21 qualifier this time, England are pocketing 4 wins and 1 draw. They are temporarily standing below Czech Republic U21 with 2 points worse, but still have 2 matches in hand. In this qualifying round, only the top team will have the opportunity to continue.