Liverpool’s Brewster shines as England cruise past USA on to the semis
Liverpool starlet Rhian Brewster scored a hattrick as England go past USA 4-1 in quarterfinal stage in Goa.
The Young Lions progress to the semi-finals with a lot of confidence and will look to take their journey all the way in India.
Wolverhampton Wanderers midfielder Morgan Gibbs-White was also on the scoresheet for the young Lions, who managed to prevail despite being without Jadon Sancho, who was recalled by Borussia Dortmund.
Brewster produced a hugely impressive display, with the striker becoming the first English player to score a hat-trick in the knockout stages of the U17 World Cup.
The 17-year-old’s first goal came in the eleventh minute when he reacted quickly to tuck home after Phil Foden’s cross was parried.
In the 14th minute Brewster made it 2-0 with a lofted finish, with Foden the provider again.
Gibbs-White put England three goals ahead in the second half when he was found by Brewster but the United States reduced the deficit courtesy of a goal from Josh Sargent.
However, any chance that the United States had of staging a comeback ended when Sergino Dest was sent off for bringing down Brewster in the area and the striker finished expertly from the spot.
Liverpool fans went absolutely crazing as they think that the 17 year old will make the break through to their first team sooner than later. Liverpool manager also claimed befored the match that he is impressed with the lad and will look for more from him, and the lad has scored a hattrick and also made and assist and was the most influential force in England’s pursuit of 4-1 victory over USA.