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Brazil, Germany and UAE reach quarters
by Paul Kennedy, October 8th, 2009 6:45AM

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[UNDER-20 WORLD CUP] Brazil, Germany and the United Arab Emirates completed the quarterfinal field with wins Wednesday at the 2009 Under-20 World Cup in Egypt. For the complete schedule with viewing information ...

Brazil showed why it's tipped as the team to beat, scoring all three goals in a nine-minute span midway through the first half.

Winger Alex Teixeira was superb for Brazil with two goals. Forward Alan Kardec added the third.

In the day's most exciting game, Germany overcame the loss of Tobias Kempe with a red card in the 64th minute to beat Nigeria, 3-2.

The Germans twice came back from a goal deficit before putting the game away on Bjorn Kopplin's goal in the final minute.

UAE reached the quarterfinals for only the second time, edging Venezuela, 2-1, on Ahmed Khalil's late goal.

ROUND OF 16
Oct. 5
Italy 3 (Mustacchio 55, 87, Mazzarani 61) Spain 1 (Niguez pen. 66).
South Korea 3 (Kim Bo Kyung 55, Kim Min Woo 60, 70) Paraguay 0.
Oct. 6
Ghana 2 (Ayew 66, Adiyiah 99) South Africa 1 (Erasmus 58) (OT).
Egypt 0 Costa Rica 2
(Mena 21, Urena 88).
Hungary 1 (Kiss 15, Koman 99) Czech Republic 2 (Vosahlik 26, Rabusic 92) (OT).
(Hungary wins 4-3 on penalties.)
Oct. 7
Brazil 3 (Kardec 22, Teixeira 24, 31) Uruguay 1 (Urretaviscaya 36).
UAE 2
(Ahmed 22, Khalil 83) Venezuela 1 (Rondon 12).
Germany 3
(Kopplin 52, 90, Vrancic 75) Nigeria 2 (Uchechi 51, Ibrahim 68).

QUARTERFINALS
Oct. 9 in Suez
#45: South Korea vs. Ghana, 10:25 am ET, espn360.com
#46: Italy vs. Hungary, 1:50 pm ET, ESPN2, espn360.com
Oct. 10 in Cairo
#47: Brazil vs. Germany, 10:25 am ET, Galavision,  espn360.com
#48: UAE vs. Costa Rica, 1:55 pm ET, Galavision, espn360.com


SEMIFINALS
Oct. 13 in Cairo
#49: Winner #45 vs. Winner #46, 10:20 am ET, ESPN2, espn360.com
#50: Winner #47 vs. Winner #48, 1:50 pm ET, ESPN2, espn360.com
(TV: Galavision: TBA)

THIRD-PLACE GAME
Oct. 16 in Cairo
Loser #49 vs. Loser #50, 10:55 am ET, espn360.com

FINAL

Oct. 16 in Cairo
Winner #49 vs. Winner #50, 1:50 pm ET, ESPN, espn360.com, Galavision


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