As expected, England got off a to a winning start in the European U17 Championships in Malta today with a 3-0 win over the host country, and Adam Armstrong scored the second goal, and Freddie Woodman again kept a clean sheet, which is the third clean sheet in the last four England games for the young Newcastle goalkeeper.
Adam Armstrong – scored England’s second goal
Patrick Roberts scored two for England after 15 and 48 minutes, and Adam scored his after 25 minutes, for an easy win for England, which took them to the top of Group A.
In the other group game the Netherlands beat Turkey 3-2, and now England will play Turkey on Monday and then the Netherlands on the following Thursday, to complete the group play.
The Netherlands will be a tough game for England, as they have won both of the last two European Tournaments.
Roberts of Fulham, captain Ryan Ledson of Everton and Adam Armstrong of Newcastle stood out in this game, with Geordie lad Armstrong looking strong on the ball.
Scotland lost to Portugal 2-0, and Newcastle defender Kyle Cameron played the whole game for Scotland.