Ukraine U21 0-2 England U21: Young Lions in qualifying win

DOMINIC KING AT THE OBOLON ARENA, KIEV: This was unexpected. November was supposed to be the month when England’s Under-21 players got a break but not any longer.

This was unexpected. November was supposed to be the month when England’s Under-21 players got a break but not any longer.If Gareth Southgate had doubts about whether to further cherry-pick Aidy Boothroyd’s squad, he will know the answer after studying the video of this game in Ukraine and, in particular, the performance of Dominic Solanke.The Liverpool forward was a totem on a night when industry and hard work were a prerequisite and it is very likely Southgate, who has always been a fan of ...