2018 FIFA U-20 WWC: France, 3 others reach quarter-finals

Paris, France (PANA) - Hosts France, the Netherlands, England and defending champions North Korea are through to the quarter-finals of the 2018 FIFA Under-20 World Cup in France.

The quartet reached that stage of the competition on Sunday after Day 3, Groups A and B matches.

France and Netherlands emerged from Group A while England and North Korea got through from Group B.

Below are the results and final group standings -

Group A
Netherlands 0-4 France
Ghana 1-0 New Zealand

Group A standings after the final group matches -
Pos     Team    Pld     W       D       L       GF      GA      GD      Pts
1 France       3       2       1       0       8       1       +7      7
2 Netherlands   3       2       0       1       6       5       +1      6
3 Ghana                 3       1       0       2       2       8       −6      3
4 New Zealand   3       0       1       2       1       3       −2      1      

Note - France and Netherlands are through to the quarter-finals. Ghana and New Zealand eliminated.

Group B
Brazil 1-2 North Korea
England 6-1 Mexico

Group B standings after the final group matches -
Pos     Team    Pld     W       D       L       GF      GA      GD      Pts
1 England               3       2       1       0       10      3       +7      7      
2 North Korea   3       2       0       1       5       5        0      6
3 Mexico                3       1       0       2       5       10      −5      3
4 Brazil                 3      0       1       2       4       6       −2      1

Note - England and North Korea qualify for quarter-finals. Mexico and Brazil exit the tournament.

Meanwhile, the final Groups C and D matches will be played on Monday as follows -

Group C
Spain vs United States at Stade du Clos Gastel, Dinan-Léhon
Japan vs Paraguay at Stade de la Rabine, Vannes

Group D
Germany vs Haiti at Stade de la Rabine, Vannes
China PR vs Nigeria at Stade du Clos Gastel, Dinan-Léhon.
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13 Agosto 2018 06:25:36




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