Mexico advances, Canada eliminated

[UNDER-17 WORLD CUP] Mexico beat Sweden, 1-0, for its second straight win at the Under-17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates that gave it second place in Group F and a place in the round of 16 Monday against Italy. Canada suffered a 3-0 loss to Argentina and was eliminated as one of the two third-place teams with the fewest points.

Under-17 World Cup, Schedule:
Nov. 28 in Abu Dhabi
Italy vs. Mexico
Nov. 28 in  Sharjah
Japan vs. Sweden   
Nov. 28 in Abu Dhabi
Brazil vs. Russia   
Nov. 28 in Sharjah
Honduras vs. Uzbekistan   
Nov. 29 in Ras Al-Khaimah
Uruguay vs. Slovakia   
Nov. 29 in Fujairah
Morocco vs. Ivory Coast
Nov. 29 in Dubai
Argentina vs. Tunisia   
Nov. 29 in Al Ain City
Nigeria vs. Iran

Under-17 World Cup, Results:
GROUP A
Oct. 17 in Abu Dhabi
Brazil 6 Slovakia 1
United Arab Emirates 1 Honduras 2
Oct. 20 in Abu Dhabi
Slovakia 2 Honduras 2
United Arab Emirates 1 Brazil 6
Oct. 23 in Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates 0 Slovakia 2
Oct. 23 in Ras Al-Khaimah
Honduras 0 Brazil 3
Final Standings: Brazil 9 points; Honduras 4 (4-6), Slovakia 4 (5-8); United Arab Emirates 0.

GROUP B
Oct. 17 in Ras Al-Khaimah
Uruguay 7 New Zealand  0 
Italy 1 Ivory Coast 0
Oct. 20 in Ras Al-Khaimah
Uruguay 1 Ivory Coast 1
Italy 1 New Zealand 0
Oct. 23 in Abu Dhabi
New Zealand 0 Ivory Coast 3
Oct. 23 in Ras Al-Khaimah
Italy 1 Uruguay 2
Final Standings: Uruguay 7 points; Italy 6; Ivory Coast 4; New Zealand 0.

GROUP C
Oct. 18 in Fujairah
Croatia 1 Morocco 3
Panama 0 Uzbekistan 2
Oct. 21 in Fujairah
Croatia 1 Panama 0
Uzbekistan 0 Morocco 0
Oct. 24 in Fujairah
Uzbekistan 2 Croatia 1
Oct. 24 in Sharjah       
Morocco 4 Panama 2
Final Standings: Morocco (7-3), Uzbekistan (4-1) 7 points; Croatia 3; Panama 0.

GROUP D
Oct. 18 in Sharjah
Tunisia 2 Venezuela 0
Russia 0 Japan 1
Oct. 21 in Sharjah
Tunisia 1 Russia 0 
Japan 3 Venezuela 1 
Oct. 24 in Fujairah
Venezuela 0 Russia 4
Oct. 24 in Sharjah
Japan 2 Tunisia 1
Final Standings: Japan 9 points; Tunisia 6; Russia 3; Venezuela 0.

GROUP E
Oct. 19 in Dubai
Canada 2 Austria 2
Iran 1 Argentina 1
Oct. 22 in Dubai
Canada 1 Iran 1
Argentina 3 Austria 2 
Oct. 25 in Dubai
Argentina 3 Canada 0
Oct. 25 in Al Ain City
Austria 0 Iran 1
Final Standings: Argentina 7 points; Iran 5; Canada 2; Austria 1.

GROUP F
Oct. 19 in Al Ain City
Nigeria 6 Mexico 1
Sweden 4 Iraq 1
Oct. 22 in Al Ain City
Mexico 3 Iraq 1
Sweden 3 Nigeria 3
Oct. 25 in Dubai
Nigeria 5 Iraq 0
Oct. 25 in Al Ain City
Sweden 0 Mexico 1
Final Standings: Nigeria 7 points; Mexico 6; Sweden 4; Iraq 0

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