Venezuela continued to pose a threat, especially when England were briefly reduced to 10 men while Dominic Solanke received treatment for a bloody head injury, and looked certain to equalise when they were controversially awarded a penalty with just over 15 minutes remaining.
Yes, not since 1966 have England been in a World Cup final at any level.
Italy picked up the bronze medal at the U20 Worl Cup after defeating Uruguay on penalties in the third/fourth play-off.
England's head coach Paul Simpson, right, and Venezuela's head coach Rafael Dudamel attend a press conference for their final soccer match in the Federation Internationale de Football Association U-20 World Cup Korea 2017 at Suwon World Cup Stadium in Suwon, South Korea, Saturday, June 10, 2017.
Venezuela pushed hard for an equaliser early in the second half, but England almost hit them on the counter attack when Josh Onomah rattled the crossbar with a powerful long-range strike. We've got some real top-quality coaches back at home who have supported us all the way, as have the teams below us and the senior team above us too.
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The defeated the South American team 3-0 in their opening match and were unlucky to get a draw against Guinea in their second match.
There's no need to pinch yourself, you're not dreaming, England are in a World Cup final today.
On 24 minutes Ronaldo Lucena lined up a free-kick 40 yards from goal and as keeper Woodman positioned himself to deal with a ball into the box, the Venezuela midfielder opted to shoot and saw his effort clip the post.
The Young Lions started the second half in control and eventually their persistence paid off.
England nearly quashed Venezuela's rally in the 56th, but Josh Onomah's strike from distance rattled the crossbar.
With 17 minutes to play, the referee pointed to the spot before immediately referring the decision to the video assistant referee.
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