Phenomenal Adam Armstrong makes it 28 goals in 41 England games in latest 4-1 win
Adam Armstrong scored his first hat-trick for England on Wednesday in an 8-1 win over Nigeria.
The following day, the 19 year old Geordie striker sat out the 2-1 defeat to hosts South Korea, though United’s Freddie Woodman played the full 90 minutes.
However, Adam Armstrong has been on target yet again for England in the final match of their Continental Cup campaign, scoring in the 4-1 win over Iran on Saturday morning (GMT). The other three goals came from Chelsea pair Isaiah Brown and Dominic Solanke (2).
This latest goal means that the Newcastle striker has an outstanding 28 goals from 41 matches for England.
This means that when it comes to most England youth goals since 2013, Adam Armstrong still sits proudly way out in front of the competition:
28 – Adam Armstrong
21 – Dominic Solanke
17 – Patrick Roberts
16 – Lewis Baker
15 – Chuba Akpom
This mini Continental Cup has been played in South Korea in advance of the Under 20s World Cup which they will also host next year (2017).
England secured their place at the U20 World Cup in South Korea after their performance at the U19 European Championship earlier this year, when they reached the semi-final.
The England Squad that travelled to South Korea:
Goalkeepers: Dean Henderson (Grimsby Town, loan from Manchester United), Luke Southwood (Reading), Freddie Woodman (Newcastle United)
Defenders: Jake Clarke-Salter (Bristol Rovers, loan from Chelsea), Callum Connolly (Everton), Dael Fry (Rotherham United, loan from Middlesbrough), Jonjoe Kenny (Everton), Tafari Moore (FC Utrecht, loan from Arsenal), Taylor Moore (Bristol City), Fikayo Tomori (Chelsea), Axel Tuanzebe (Manchester United), Kyle Walker-Peters (Tottenham Hotspur)
Midfielders: Kieran Dowell (Everton), Ovie Ejaria (Liverpool), Ainsley Maitland-Niles (Arsenal), Joshua Onomah (Tottenham Hotspur), Louis Reed (Sheffield United)
Forwards: Adam Armstrong (Barnsley, loan from Newcastle United), Isaiah Brown (Rotherham United, loan from Chelsea), Dominic Calvert-Lewin (Everton), Harrison Chapman (Sheffield United, loan from Middlesbrough), Ademola Lookman (Charlton Athletic), Patrick Roberts (Celtic, loan from Manchester City), Dominic Solanke (Chelsea)
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