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Ukraine beat South Korea to claim U20 World Cup

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Ukraine came from behind to defeat South Korea 3-1 in a clash of first-time participants at the Under-20 World Cup final.

Saturday's match at Lodz, Poland, saw South Korea take an early lead when Lee Kang-in converted a penalty.

Ukraine beat South Korea for the Under-20 World Cup title.

Dynamo Kiev youngster Vladyslav Supriaha scored twice for the Ukranians and fellow clubmate Heorhii Tsitaishvili sealed the win with a late third goal.

Ukraine becomes the 12th different country to with the U20 title with Supriaha the first player with multiple...

U.S. U20 stars: Rating their form ahead of World Cup quarterfinal

The United States Under-20 National Team has reached the quarterfinals of the 2019 Under-20 World Cup after a thrilling, come-from-behind 3-2 win over heavily favored France. Up next for head coach Tab Ramos' squad is a quarterfinal clash with Ecuador on Saturday. After four games played in Poland, here is a breakdown of how each of the Yanks have fared so far in the tournament.

Players leading the way

Sebastian Soto, FW: What more could be said about Soto? He's the leading scorer on the squad...

U.S. loss to Ecuador ends U20 World Cup dream

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After a third straight quarterfinal exit for the United States at the U20 World Cup, Janusz Michallik discusses whether the U.S. should expect more.

The United States was knocked out of the Under-20 World Cup in the quarterfinals for the third straight tournament, losing to Ecuador 2-1 Saturday at Gdynia, Poland.

Jhon Espinoza scored the tie-breaking goal in the 43rd minute for Ecuador, which next plays South Korea or Senegal on Tuesday. Italy meets Ukraine in the other semifinal.

Jose Cifuentes put Ecuador ahead in the 30th minute and Tim Weah tied the score in the 36th.

The U.S. lost to Serbia on penalty kicks in the 2015 quarterfinal and...

Nigeria's Flying Eagles: The good, the bad, and the future

Not since Fanny Amun's 'wobbling and fumbling' Flying Eagles team of 1995 has a Nigeria under-20 side been so poor as to draw the amount of vitriol that Paul Aigbogun's team has attracted.

And even that team did manage to make it through to the third place playoff where they won bronze. They were were then outdone in 1999 by Thijs Libregts' team, who huffed and puffed at the World Youth Championship hosted by Nigeria before they were dumped out by a Seydou Keita-inspired Mali.

On Monday, the current...