ST LOUIS (LALATE) – France vs. Uruguay U20 2013 (en vivo live score results below) prompts a Copa Mundial finals showdown today. The two teams head to World Cup U20 finals Saturday July 13, 2013 after a series of a major upsets.
France vs. Uruguay U20 2013 (start time 11 am PST) features two teams with strong offense and defensive lineups. France advanced out of the Round of 16 after beating Turkey by three goals. The team then impressed news by beating its quarterfinals opponent by four goals. In the semifinals, France narrowly advanced over Ghana with a 2-1 final score, officials tell news.
But Uruguay will be a tough competitor today. Uruguay beat Nigeria in the Round of 16. The team then came back to beat favorite Spain in the quarterfinals in overtime. But the real shocker was its semifinals game against Iraq.
Uruguay was three minutes away from loosing the match. The team was down one goal. But at eighty-seven minutes, the team tied up the match. That sent Uruguay to overtime in which no goals were scored. Then in penalty kicks Uruguay came from behind to win the match.
This year’s tournament is the first ever that Brazil and Argentina both didn’t qualify. Countries like USA and Mexico were also eliminated early in the tournament. But who will win the finals today? Click HERE for live score results Saturday.
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