U20 World Cup review

France, Uruguay reach U20 WCup final

July 10, 2013
By Associated Press
ISTANBUL -- Uruguay scored the equalizer in the 87th minute to draw with Iraq 1-1 and won the penalty shootout 7-6 to reach the final of the Under-20 World Cup on Wednesday.

Runner-up in 1997, Uruguay will play first-time finalist France on Saturday. The Europeans beat Ghana 2-1 in the first semifinal.

Iraq midfielder Saif Salman sent the decisive spot-kick over the crossbar after both teams missed one penalty. Gianni Rodriguez had Uruguay's first attempt saved by ...

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