Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Spain leads European teams into U-20 World Cup quarterfinals with win over Brazi
by Paul Kennedy, July 12th, 2007 7AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  brazil, spain, under-20 world cup

MOST COMMENTED

Three European teams joined the USA as winners on Wednesday in the round of 16 at the Under-20 World Cup.

European champion Spain knocked out South American champion Brazil, 4-2, in overtime, while the Czech Republic and Austria both moved into the final eight.

Spain got overtime goals from Alberto Bueno and Adrian Lopez to defeat Brazil. The Czech Republic rallied from two goals down in the last quarter of an hour to tie Japan, 2-2, and eventually prevail in a shootout.

Erwin Hoffer's goal with nine minutes left gave Austria a 2-1 win over Gambia.

GAME RESULTS:
Czech Rep. 2 (Kudela pen. 74, Mares pen. 77) Japan 2 (Makino 22, Morishima pen. 47).
(Czech Rep. wins 4-3 on penalties.)
Austria 2 (Proedl 45, Hoffer 81) Gambia 1 (Gomez 69).
Spain 4 (Pique 43, Javi Garcia 84, Bueno 102, Adrian Lopez 120) Brazil 2 (Leandro Lima 39, Alexandre Pato 41).



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
U.S. under-17 men's national team roster    
U.S. head coach under-17 men's national team Richie Williams has named a 20-player roster for the ...
Business Reporter: Union teams up with Dogfish Head    
The Philadelphia Union will open a new destination beer garden with Dogfish Head Brewery at PPL ...
Columbus switches USL PRO affiliations    
The Columbus Crew will team up with the Austin Aztex to send players from its first ...
Lee Nguyen: Sitting back is not in Revs' DNA    
The New England Revolution tied an MLS record when it scored nine goals in its first ...
What They're Saying: Jerome Valcke    
"It is easy to destroy a reputation, it takes one second, it takes years to build ...
Champions League scenarios: 11 teams for five spots    
Eleven teams have qualified for the knockout stage of the Champions League, and 11 more teams, ...
Video Pick: Bend it like Uesato    
Our favorite free kick goal of the week comes from J-League 2, where Consadole Sapporo's Kazumasa ...
Breaking down the NCAA Division I women's quarterfinals    
The NCAA Division I Women's Tournament moves into the quarterfinals with three games on Friday and ...
A back-heel sombrero from Greek boy     
[VIDEO PICK: Skills] Greek youth soccer, in a game between AO Ioannina and Agia Eleousa, delivers ...
What They're Saying: Jose Mourinho    
"Obviously they must be very sad with the result but when we lose against a team ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives