Sancho fires England past obdurate Ireland

England 1-0 Republic of Ireland Jadon Sancho's long-range shot secured England a semi-final against Turkey and a tenth straight win in this season's competition.

Jadon Sancho celebrates after firing in his fourth goal of the 2017 final tournament
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  • Jadon Sancho's fourth goal of the 2017 finals enough to defeat Republic of Ireland
  • Two-time winners England move on to a semi-final against Turkey on Tuesday
  • Steve Cooper's side also rubber-stamp their qualification for the FIFA U-17 World Cup
  • Sancho makes the breakthrough with a dipping shot from around 25 metres
  • England's Rhian Brewster hits the inside of the far post early in the second half
  • Team-mate Phil Foden rattles the crossbar twice in the last five minutes
  • Ireland's Aaron Bolger is sent off late on after receiving his second booking
  • Colin O'Brien's charges register only one attempt on target to England's 14
  • England have won all ten of their games in the 2016/17 competition
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