ST LOUIS (LALATE) – France vs. Ghana U20 (live score results below) prompts a soccer World Cup Group A battle today. The game is the first in the highly anticipated Group A lineup. Those pairings will also feature powerhouses USA and Spain, officials tell news.
France vs. Ghana U20 (start time 8 am PST) will proceed like recent matches. A win will give a team three points, a draw will give them one point, and a loss will net no points. As a result, two losses during the group play could effectively eliminate any team.
France needs a major win today. Because of this game, the team will face USA this weekend followed by the strong Spain U20 team next week. Ghana, in turn will face Spain over the weekend and USA next week.
Only the top two teams of Group A will advance to the Round of 16. But a third place finish, officials remind news, would get a wild card slot. Any tie in the points obtained by group matches will then be decided by goal differentials during group games, officials remind news. Only the best four third-pace teams will eventually qualify to the Round of 16.
This tournament will proceed with not much rest for any of the teams, FIFA confirms to news. Quarterfinals will kicks off four days after the Round of 16 is over. And semifinals and finals games will start three days after each round is concluded as well. For live score results today click HERE.