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Italy, Japan and Portugal go through from Under-20 World Cup groups

Italy, Japan and Portugal advanced to the round of 16 of the Under-20 World Cup on Saturday.

Two goals from Ritsu Doan gave Japan a 2-2 draw with Italy in their Group D clash in Cheonan after Italy went 2-0 ahead within the first seven minutes.

Andrea Favilli crossed from the left for Riccardo Orsolini to volley home from close range, and shortly after Giuseppe Panico got on the end of Francesco Cassata's hurried free kick to add a second.

Riccardo Orsolini celebrates after scoring for Italy.

Japan spent much of the rest of the half pushing forward...


Zambia seal U20 World Cup qualification in thriller; Italy hopes alive

Ricarrdo Orsolini celebrates after opening the scoring for Italy.

Italy kept their hopes of qualification intact with a 2-0 win over South Africa, secured by Ricarrdo Orsolini and Andrea Favilli.

The Italians produced a dominant performance and broke through when Orsolini converted a penalty before the break, with Favilli thumping home a header to put them in total control shortly before the hour mark.

Portugal suffered further frustration as they failed to hold on to a 1-0 lead and were held to a 1-1 draw by Costa Rica.

Zambia produced an outstanding comeback...

Uruguay overcome Italy in Under-20 World Cup opener

Rodrigo Amaral shot Uruguay to a win over Italy on Sunday.

SEOUL, South Korea -- Rodrigo Amaral scored from a second-half free kick as Uruguay beat Italy 1-0 on Sunday in their opening game at the Under-20 World Cup at Suwon World Cup Stadium.

With 14 minutes remaining, Nacional forward Amaral fired home a spectacular left-footed shot to give the South American champions the only goal of the game.

Also in Group D, Japan came back from a goal down to defeat South Africa 2-1.

Grant Margeman put South Africa ahead after just seven minutes, only for Koki Ogawa...