Aidy Boothroyd’s England U21 side saw their 15-game unbeaten run come to an end on Monday night, with the Young Lions losing 3-2 to France in a friendly clash in Bondoufle.
However, both the England goals were crackers, with Sunderland striker Duncan Watmore opening the scoring via a superb chipped effort…
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Celtic striker Moussa Dembele then bagged a brace to put Les Bleus ahead. However, an exquisite free-kick from Chelsea youngster Lewis Baker, who is currently on loan with Vitesse Arnhem…
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Alas, France would win the game courtesy of yet another superb free-kick, this time from Wylan Cyprien.
However, while England will continue their build-up to next summer’s European Championships in Poland after an impressive qualifying campaign, the French will miss out after failing to make it out of their group.