Brewster’s hat trick lifts England to 3-1 win in semifinals

KOLKATA, India — Rhian Brewster scored his second straight hat trick in England’s 3-1 victory over Brazil on Wednesday in the semifinals of Under-17 World Cup.

The Liverpool striker, who also scored a hat trick against the United States in the quarterfinals, got his first goal in the 10th minute. He became the leading scorer in the tournament in the 39th with his sixth goal.

Brewster’s final goal came in the 77th minute.

Wesley scored Brazil’s lone goal in the 21st minute.

England will face either Mali or Spain in the final.

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