Brazil overcome Uruguay in penalty-shootout to reach U20 World Cup quarterfinals

11/06/2015 1:13 PM

 

Brazil scraped into the quarter-finals of the FIFA U20 World Cup after penalties were needed to see them past Uruguay after two goalless hours of action in New Plymouth.
Rodrigo Amaral of Uruguay fired over his effort, and with no other penalty missed, the 5-4 scoreline sent the Brazilians into the last eight where they’ll face Portugal who defeated hosts New Zealand. Cruzeiro’s young forward Judivan had to be stretchered off in the second-half after a nasty challenge by Mauricio Lemos of Uruguay.

Brazil scraped into the quarter-finals of the FIFA U20 World Cup after penalties were needed to see them past Uruguay after two goalless hours of action in New Plymouth.

Rodrigo Amaral of Uruguay fired over his effort, and with no other penalty missed, the 5-4 scoreline sent the Brazilians into the last eight where they’ll face Portugal who defeated hosts New Zealand. Cruzeiro’s young forward Judivan had to be stretchered off in the second-half after a nasty challenge by Mauricio Lemos of Uruguay.

 

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