FIFAU20: Gambia Lose To Uruguay, Crash Out Of World Cup

One of African representative in the FIFA U20 World Cup In Argentina, Gambia, has crashed out of the Tournament Losing 1-0 to Uruguay.

In a match that saw both sides reduced to ten men, Anderson Duarte came up with the decisive moments to send Uruguay into an intriguing quarter-final against USA.

A low and driven rocket from the midfielder midway through the second half proved to be the difference as La Celeste edged The Gambia to advance to the FIFA U-20 World Cup Argentina 2023 quarter-finals.

The Gambia were up against it early on as Mansour Mbye was sent off in the 17th minute for a challenge on Juan de los Santos following an on-field VAR review by referee Francois Letexier.

unfortunately, Uruguay failed to take full advantage of having an extra man for the remainder of the first half, ending it goalless.

The match came to life after the break as the Gambia were more measured and patient in possession, but Uruguay were more direct in attack and created more dangerous opportunities which eventually got rewarded with Duarte 65 minute strike.

Uruguay will get two full days rest before facing an in-form USA side with a spot in the semi-finals on the line.

CREDIT: FIFA

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