England Under-19: England held to frustrating Ukraine draw

England captain Trevoh Chalobah
England captain Trevoh Chalobah was turned for Ukraine's equaliser

Defending champions England will have to wait to secure a place in the semi-finals of the European Under-19 Championship in Finland after a frustrating 1-1 draw with Ukraine.

England dominated, taking the lead when Marcus Tavernier buried a low shot.

Vladyslav Supriaha levelled against the run of play, before George Hirst hit the post from 20 yards and Ben Brereton had a goal ruled out for offside.

Both sides could progress to the last four with one group game remaining.

England won the tournament last year but are without a number of star players because it clashes with clubs' pre-season tours.

The top two sides in each group progress to the semi-finals - and England would also qualify for next year's Under-20 World Cup with a place in the last four.

England's Under-20s and Under-17s won their respective World Cups during a hugely successful year for England's youth teams last year.

The Under-21s also made it to the semi-finals of the European Championships.

England - who beat Turkey 3-2 in their opener - play their final group game on Monday against France, who beat Turkey 5-0 on Friday.

Ukraine: Kucheruk; Bondar, Popov, Mykolenko; Korniienko, Khakhlov, Dryshliuk, Konoplia; Buletsa, Supriaha, Tsitaishvili

England: Balcombe; Sterling, Tanganga, Watts, Chalobah, Lewis; Embleton, Sanders, Tavernier, Brereton; Hirst

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