Uruguay advanced to the finals of the U20 World Cup and challenged for the first championship in the ‘2nd round 3rd period’.
Uruguay defeated Israel 1-0 thanks to Andersson Duarte’s winning goal in the 16th minute of the second half in the semifinals of the 2023 U20 World Cup held at La Plata Stadium in Argentina on the 9th (Korean time).
Uruguay, which reached the finals in 1997 and 2013 but finished runner-up after losing to Argentina and France, respectively, succeeded in advancing to the final for the third time in its history, aiming for its first ever championship. The final will be held on the 12th at 6 am at La Plata Stadium.
Israel, which made a sensation by advancing to the finals for the first time in history, eliminated Japan in the final match of Group C, passed the group stage, defeated Uzbekistan in the round of 16, and Brazil, the champion in the quarterfinals, will play a match for third and fourth place.
After a tedious 0-0 first half, Uruguay missed a decisive opportunity in the 6th minute of the second half. After Franco Gonzalez broke through the right flank, entered the box and turned the cutback, Duarte’s right-footed shot hit the post.먹튀검증
However, 10 minutes later, Duarte washed away the disappointment by scoring the winning goal. When Allan Maturo’s left-footed mid-range shot was blocked by the goalkeeper and came out of the post, Duarte squeezed through the Israeli defense and pushed it with his left foot. 3rd goal in this tournament.
Uruguayan soccer star Federico Valverde (Real Madrid) and others visited the site and shared the joy with his juniors.