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Brazil 5-0 Senegal: South Americans reach U20 World Cup final

first_imgThe young Lions of Teranga, unused to competition at this level, showed the Brazilians too much respect and were made to pay for their naivety, especially in a first half in which the Brazilians netted four goals. And in doing so, Brazil’s under-20 football side have achieved what their senior side couldn’t do at a World Cup last year – qualify for a final.Andelinou Correa conceded an own goal after just five minutes and Marcos Guilherme doubled the advantage with his first of two goals just two minutes later.Boschilia then made it three-nil on 19 minutes and Jorge added a fourth goal to put the game beyond the Malians on 35 minutes. Guilherme then added some gloss to the scoreline in the second half. Brazil, who are five-time champions of the tournament, will now take on the winner of the Mali-Serbia game in the final, while Senegal will play the loser in the third-place match.–center_img Hopes of an all-African final at the FIFA U-20 World Cup were dashed by Brazil after the South American giants hammered debutants Senegal 5-0 in the first semi-final game of the tournament at the Christchurch Stadium in Christchurch.last_img

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