USA upset France with late goals to return to U-20 World Cup last eight

  • United States upset France to reach U-20 World Cup quarters
  • Justin Rennicks’ late winner sinks pre-tournament favorites
  • Tab Ramos’s USA to face Ecuador in Saturday’s quarter-final

The United States’ Under-20 men’s national team reached the last eight of a third straight U-20 World Cup after scoring a pair of late goals in a 3-2 victory to eliminate France.

Tab Ramos’s resilient side rallied from a goal down in the second half through Sebastian Soto’s 74th-minute equalizer – his second goal of the day – followed by New England Revolution product Justin Rennicks’ deft finish off a rebound in the 83rd minute. The goal sealed USA’s progress and set up a quarter-final clash with Ecuador on Saturday.

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