[UNDER-20 WORLD CUP]
All four quarterfinals at the 2009 Under-20 World Cup in Egypt were decided by one goal -- three in overtime -- and when the dust settled
Brazil, Costa Rica, Ghana and Hungary advanced to the final four. The Ticos completed the quartet when Marcos Urena
scored in the 120th minute to give them a
2-1 win over the United Arab Emirates in Saturday's late game. Maicon
saved Brazil with the tying goal in the 88th minute and the winning goal
in overtime for a 2-1 win over Germany.
Saturday's fireworks followed two 3-2 games on Friday -- taken by Hungary over Italy in overtime and Ghana over South Korea.
QUARTERFINALS Oct. 9 in Suez
(Adiyiah 8, 78, Osei 28) South Korea
(Park Hee Seong 31, Kim Dong Sub 82). Hungary 3
(Koman pen. 2, Nemeth 112, 117) Italy 2
Bonaventura 113) (OT). Oct. 10 in Cairo Brazil 2
(Maicon 88, 91) Germany 1
(Holtby 73) (OT). Costa Rica 2
(Martinez 37, Urena 120) UAE 1
(Ali 33) (OT).
SEMIFINALS Oct. 13 in Cairo
#49: Ghana vs. Hungary, 10:20 am ET, ESPN2, espn360.com
#50: Brazil vs. Costa Rica, 1:50 pm ET, ESPN2, espn360.com THIRD-PLACE GAME Oct. 16 in Cairo
Loser #49 vs. Loser #50, 10:55 am
FINAL Oct. 16 in Cairo
Winner #49 vs. Winner #50, 1:50 pm ET, ESPN, espn360.com