In the first round of 16 of the competition held in Indonesia, the Brazilians beat their peers from Ecuador 3:1. Estevao, a 16-year-old student of São Paulo “Palmeiras”, scored the first two goals for the winners, who made it 1:0 in the 14th minute, and 2:1 in the 71st minute. At the end of regular time, the lead of the four-time U17 World Cup winner was strengthened by Luigi.
Michael Bermudez scored effectively at the end of the compensation time of the first half for Ecuador, who played in the round of 16 for the fifth time.
Brazil had not beaten the Ecuadorians at U17 national team level in the previous two games in a row.
Also in the quarter-finals, the Brazilians will compete against a South American team – Argentina or Venezuela.
16-year-old Kim Junjent’s goal in the eighth minute and a long-range assist in the 74th minute helped Spain’s U17 national team beat Japan 2-1. Junyents passed to another “Barcelona” student, Mark Guju, who scored the final score of the game in a breakthrough alone against the goalkeeper.
17-year-old Guyu scored the decisive goal in his debut game for “Barcelona” in the big team this season (1:0) over “Athletic” Bilbao.
The Japanese, who maintained a battle of equal character, scored the only goal at the end of the first half, when Gaku Navata was accurate.
Round of 16 of the U17 World Cup
|The date||Time||The game||The result|
|22.11.||14.00||France – Senegal|
|10.30||England – Uzbekistan|
|21.11.||10.30||Mali – Mexico|
|14.00||Morocco – Iran|
|20.11.||10.30||Ecuador – Brazil||1:3 (1:1)|
|14.00||Argentina – Venezuela|
|20.11.||14.00||Spain – Japan||2:1 (1:1)|
|10.30||Germany – USA|