Hosts Argentina and heavy favorites Brazil were eliminated. The “South American Typhoon,” which had been brewing for the better part of the tournament, has dissipated.
The quarterfinals of the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2023 have come full circle. Two South American nations were eliminated. Brazil fell 2-3 to Israel, while Colombia lost 1-3 to Italy.
South American nations had a strong showing, taking three of the quarterfinal spots. Brazil, Colombia, and Uruguay survived. But with Brazil and Colombia out, only Uruguay survived. Uruguay will face the United States in the quarterfinals on Friday.
The tournament featured five South American nations, including host Argentina. All five teams advanced to the tournament. Argentina topped Group A with a three-game sweep, while Ecuador finished second in Group B to reach the round of 16. Colombia (Group C) and Brazil (Group D) also qualified by topping their groups, while Uruguay finished second in Group E and rode the train to the Round of 16.스포츠토토
In the Round of 16, two teams struggled. Argentina lost 0-2 to Nigeria, while Ecuador fell 2-3 to South Korea. And with Brazil and Colombia eliminated in the quarterfinals, the South American superpower is gone.