Callum Robinson scores winning penalty in England Under-20's shoot-out

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Promising Aston Villa forward Callum Robinson hit the vital penalty as England Under-20's beat Mexico tonight.

Aston Villa striker Callum Robinson was the hero for the England Under-20's tonight, scoring the winning penalty against Mexico in a friendly at Barnet's Underhill stadium.

Mexico took the lead in the first half, but Arsenal striker Chuba Akpom bagged an equaliser from the penalty spot to take the game to a shoot-out.

England led 3-2 in the shoot-out before Victor Guzman missed for Mexico, leaving Robinson to score the winning penalty - giving an England side a rare penalty shoot-out victory!

Robinson, 20, is a product of the Aston Villa youth academy, and made four Premier League appearances for the club last season.

This season, Robinson has spent most of the campaign on loan at League One side Preston North End, playing a vital role in the Lilywhites' push for promotion to the Championship.

Working under former Villa defender Simon Grayson at Deepdale has done wonders for Robinson's development, scoring six goals in 20 games for the club.

Mostly used as a left winger in Grayson's 4-3-3 formation, Robinson has been a tricky customer for Preston, showing speed and trickery to create chances and score goals alongside his ex-Villa team-mate Daniel Johnson.

Tonight was another bright spot in a superb season for Robinson - who should be knocking on Tim Sherwood's door for first-team football next season.

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