James Justin

Justin Scores In Dominant Young Lions Victory

Leicester City defender James Justin found the net in a 5-0 win for England Under-21s against Albania on Tuesday night.
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- James Justin scores in a 5-0 success for England Under-21s against Albania
- The full-back completed 90 minutes and also helped Young Lions keep a clean sheet in the UEFA U21 European Championships qualifying win
- Kelechi Iheanacho plays from the start for Nigeria in their 0-0 with Sierra Leone

The Foxes No.2, operating in a right wing-back position, netted England's second goal in a commanding victory at Molineux Stadium.

Following Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi's opener, Justin doubled the hosts' advantage on 26 minutes, when he fired in a sweetly-struck volley inside the area following a fine cross by Derby's Lee Buchanan.

Bayern Munich midfielder Jamal Musiala's strike and a brace from Arsenal's Eddie Nketiah completed the scoring in a successful night for Aidy Boothroyd's side in Wolverhampton. 

The result means the Young Lions finish their UEFA U21 European Championships qualifying campaign unbeaten at the top of Group C, 10 points clear of second-placed Austria.

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James Justin
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Justin's composed 26th-minute finish put the Young Lions in control at Molineux Stadium.

Kelechi Iheanacho, meanwhile, played 83 minutes for Nigeria in a 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying draw with Sierra Leone.

The Super Eagles now have eight points from four games and remain top of Group L, one point clear of Benin.

Up to six Foxes could feature for their respective nations on Wednesday night; the final evening of international action until 2021.

Youri Tielemans and Dennis Praet's Belgium are in UEFA Nations League action against Kasper Schmeichel's Denmark at King Power at Den Dreef Stadium.

Jonny Evans' Northern Ireland host Romania, Danny Ward may feature again for Wales against Finland in Cardiff, while Cengiz Ünder could continue his goalscoring form when Turkey travel to Hungary.

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