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Portugal reaches U-20 final

08-18-2011 17:13 BJT

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Portugal have reached the final of the Under-20 World Cup with a 2-0 victory over France. They will compete with Brazil for the gold.

Danilo gave Portugal a 1-0 lead with a leaping header. Alex delivered a perfect corner that Danilo leaped high to meet and angled inside the near post.

Nelson Oliveira doubled the lead with a penalty. Turkish referee Cuneyt Cakir penalised France's Kalidou Koulibaly for tripping Danilo in the area. Nelson Oliveira converted the penalty, bating French keeper Jonathan Ligali who dived to his right. Portugal 2-0.

Portugal have won this title twice and will meet Brazil in Saturday's final in Bogota.

Portugal's players pose for a team photo before their FIFA U-20 World Cup semi-final
soccer match against France in Medellin August 17, 2011. REUTERS/Albeiro Lopera


Portugal's Nelson Oliveira is congratulated by teammate Alex (R) after scoring his
team's second goal against France during their FIFA U-20 World Cup semi-final soccer
match in Medellin August 17, 2011. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares


Editor:Zou Xian |Source: CNTV.CN

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