Kriralok Desk: In a highly anticipated match at the Under-20 World Cup, Italy managed to upstage Brazil with a 3-2 victory . The game was held at the Malvinas Argentina’s stadium in Mendoza.
Despite Italy looking physically superior, it was Brazil who had the biggest early chance of the game, with Debinha forcing Italy’s goalkeeper into a save from a corner kick . However, Italy managed to take the lead through a well-taken goal and held on to secure the win.
The result is a major upset for Brazil, who were considered one of the title favorites going into the tournament. This loss puts Brazil in a difficult position as they look to qualify for the knockout stages.
Italy took an early lead when midfielder Matteo Pratti scored from close range in the 11th minute . Italy then doubled their lead before halftime, and added another goal early in the second half to take a commanding 3-0 lead. Brazil tried to mount a comeback and scored two goals in the second half, but ultimately fell short Matteo Prati scored the first goal in the 11th minute, putting Italy in the lead.
Brazil tried to mount a comeback, scoring two goals through striker Marcos Leonardo in the 72nd and 87th minute, but ultimately fell short . The match was closely contested, with Matheus Nascimento of Brazil winning a free kick in the defensive half in the 90’+7′ minute . The tournament had to move from Indonesia to Argentina due to protests against Israel’s participation.
As for their upcoming match, Brazil will face off against Paraguay in their second Group D match. The match will take place on May 25th, 2023, at the Estadio Malvinas Argentina’s stadium in Mendoza city, Argentina. The kick-off time for the match is 7:30 PM local time.