Internationals Recap: England U21s Advance While Uruguay Struggle

Serbia U21 0(0), England U21 1(2)
Stuart Pearce's England U21 side advanced to next year's U21 European Championship finals in Israel by nursing a 1-0 lead—earned thanks to a spot of diving/bravery in the first leg—through ninety minutes against Serbia. Jordan Henderson impressed as captain, putting in a strong ninety minute performance in a largely holding role as England spent much of the match with eight or nine players camped inside their own penalty area while Serbia pressed to overcome their first-leg disadvantage.
Despite outplaying England, the breakthrough never came for the hosts, and when Connor Wickham walked the ball into the open goal with the final touch of the match while Serbia's goalkeeper struggled to get back from a spot kick deep in England's end, it...

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