Uruguay acquired off to a superb begin within the Under-20 World Cup, beating Iraq to high Group E
Uruguay opened the Under-20 World Cup in Argentina this Monday with a 4-0 victory over Iraq, in a match performed within the Unique Stadium ‘Diego Armando Maradona’ in La Platawherein La Celeste dominated from begin to end and which catapulted them to the highest of Group E.
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Matías Abaldo, Andrés Ferrari, Facundo González and Alan Matturro, the final three within the lead, scored the objectives that gave the primary three factors to these led by Marcelo Broli.
With Fabricio Díaz capturing from midfield, Uruguay dominated the opening minutes of a match wherein Franco González, Luciano Rodríguez and Ferrari grew to become a headache for the rival defence.
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Iraq turned the sport round to the left and opted for the velocity and good ball dealing with of Youssef Amyn, though the clearest shot got here from the proper because of a robust strike from Ali Jasim.
La Celeste has approached on a number of events, two of those created by Rodríguez and one other by Franco González, who pulled the strings of these directed by Broli and was the good determine of the primary half.
Indeed, a spectacular play by ‘Cepillo’ become the primary objective after 38 minutes when the quantity 10 enabled Matías Abaldo and left goalkeeper Hussein Hasan with no choices with a robust strike.
Nothing modified within the second half and Uruguay didn’t take lengthy to increase their lead.
Barely three minutes had handed when Ferrari took benefit of an incredible cross from Abaldo and with a robust header arrange the various followers who crossed the Río de la Plata to cheer on Celeste.
Andrés Ferrari celebrates his objective, the 2-0 over Iraq. Photo: EFE/ Demian Alday Estevez
And by the identical components, Uruguay turned victory right into a landslide victory after 61 minutes of racing.
Díaz completed a nook kick within the heart of the field and centre-back Facundo González jumped highest of all to make it 3-0 with a robust header.
La Celeste doesn’t take her foot off the accelerator and goes near scoring the fourth objective on a number of events. Iraq got here near being discounted with a robust shot from Ali Sadeq which was nicely answered by goalkeeper Randall Rodríguez.
In added time, a header from Matturro after one other nice nook from Díaz grew to become the fourth objective.
Uruguay batted and added their first three factors, the identical as England accumulate after beating Tunisia by a minimal.
Next Thursday, nonetheless within the metropolis of La Plata, La Celeste and the English will face one another.