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England U20's Start With A Bang Against Qatar

The Toulon tournament is off to a positive start as England easily dispatch Qatar!

Christopher Lee

On the back of a resounding U21 performance and the U17's winning a European Championship, the England U20's did the business against Qatar as they get their tournament off to a winning start.

England dominated possession early and looked comfortable throughout, without getting into third gear.

England were passing the ball nicely, but couldn't find their way past a well organised Qatar defense who were proving a very tricky outfit to break down. However the breakthrough came as Jordan Obita scored a stunner from the edge of the area.

England were then left frustrated throughout the first half as they failed to get the 2nd. However in the 54th minute Jake Caskey hammered home a rocket of a shot that left the keeper with absolutely no chance.

We then went on to wrap up the game with the final kick of the game as a fluffed clearance fell to the feet of Jake Cousins who dispatched it into an open net.

There were some familiar names in the England line-up as Saido Berahino started as the #9. Luke Garbutt who had a fantastic U21 debut against Wales earlier this week got the nod at left back and Southampton's James Ward-Prowse in central midfield.

However this was certainly not the full strength side as the likes of Nathan Redmond, Jack Butland, Michael Keane and Nathaniel Chalobah were all rested with a game against Brazil on the horizon.