Goals and Highlights: Brasil 2-1 Mexico Sub-17, U17 World Cup Final
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The turning point of the match: Penalty or not?
Brazil's second goal of the evening


Brazil's first goal


Full Time | Brazil 2-1 Mexico
With a very controversial penalty, Brazil started the comeback and have now won their fourth U17 World Title!
González misses a header inside the box and the equalizer doesn't come.
90'+2'| Brazil GOOOOOOAL!
Long cross from Couto that finds Lázaro alone inside the box. He finishes it with his right foot.
Four minutes of added time for the second half.
Lázaro attempts another shot. García is well-positioned to make the save!
Alejandro Gómez saves Mexico by clearing it on the goal line!
84' | Brazil GOOOOOAL!
Kaio Jorge makes it 1-1 from the spot!
83' | VAR Check!
The referee says we'll have a penalty after a contact in the box.
Brazil on three ocassions put the Mexican defense to the test. García gets fingertips on the ball to make it hit the bar.
Lara with great defensive skills to dissposses Kaio Jorge.
75' | Mexico Substitution
Muñóz leaves his place for Gómez.
Lázaro shoots over the bar.
Yellow card for Ávila after pulling on an opponent.
Shot by Diego, but it fails to find the target.
70' | Brazil Substitution
Peglow is replaced by Lázaro.
This was Mexico's goal for the 1-0


Brazil attempts the comeback, but the cross from Couto can't find a teammate.
65' | Mexico GOOOOOOOAL!
González with the header to put Mexico in front!
Yellow card for Cabral after a late challenge on Martínez.
Peglow with shot that hits the outside part of the netting.
Brazil was building a great counter attack, but Martínez with an amazing sliding tackle to stop it.
Good long-distance strike from Patryck. García with a great dive to save Mexico!
55' | Mexico Substitution
Álvarez is replaced by Ávila.
55' | Brazil Substitution
Pedro Lucas comes off. Araujo comes in.
Peglow with the cross for Jorge. The striker hits it wide.
Another shot by Verón. García catches it again.
Through ball for Luna, but his shot with the left is wide.
45' | Second Half Begins
We're underway with the second 45 minutes of play in Brasilia!
Half Time | Brazil 0-0 Mexico
We go the break with no goals on the scoreboard.
Kaio Jorge heads it well over the bar.
Verón cuts inside and looks for the far post. Gómez gets a foot to it to send it to corner kick.
Muñóz cuts inside and strikes over the bar.
Patryck attempts from a very long range. García saves it with some complications.
Perlow with a new chance to shoot, but it's again straight to García's position.
Good through ball from Álvarez to Muñóz, but the defense does a good job to clear it.
Muñóz dribbles a series of defenders, leaves it to Pizzuto who strikes, but the keeper is there to send it to corner kick.
Mexico has modified tachtically and more football is played in Brazil's own half.
Verón with another chance, but his left-footed strike isn't great and it's García whol controls it.
Mexico now attempts from a corner kick, but Donelli is there to punch it out!
Álvarez takes a free-kick with great technique, but it's just over the bar!
Verón makes a run through the middle and tries finishing to the first post. The ball is just wide.
Brazil doesn't allow Mexico to leave their own half. Tons of imprecise passes from "El Tri" once they cross midfield.
Peglow finds a ball just outside the box, hits it and it's off the bar!
Mexico attempts to have longer possessions to relieve some of the pression from Brazil. They are yet to find a clear chance.
Verón finds himself free inside the box, but has a bad touch on the finish and sends it over the bar.
Good through ball for Jorge, but García gets to it first.
Mexico almost lost a ball near their own box, but the ref signaled for a foul.
Efraín Álvarez wins a ball in the box and goes for goal. He had González free inside the box, but decieded to try to finish it himself.
Efraín Álvarez's first shot of the night is blocked.
Brazil attempts its first chance. The cross crosses the end line before a striker can reach it.
0' | Kick-off!
We're underway with Brazil vs Mexico!
All set for kick-off!
We're ready for the U17 World Cup Final!


Eduardo García's saves on the shoot-out brought Mexico to the final
“I’m so excited. I knew I could do it. I pictured it all,” the keeper said after denying Mohamed Taabouni, Jayden Braaf and Youri Regeer in the shoot-out.

“I’d seen some of them take kicks before and with the others I just visualised things. I was telling myself: ‘I’ve got this one. I’m going to save it’.”

Mexico and Brazil have faced each other in five official finals  with perfect record for "El Tri"

Gold Cup '96: MEX 2-0 BR
Confed Cup '99: MX 4-3 BR
Gold Cup '03: MX 1-0 BR
U17 World Cup '05: MX 3-0 BR
Summer Olympics '12: MX 2-1 BR

"El Tri" won't be completely alone for this match, despite tickets for fans (especially Mexican fans) being so hard to obtain.

According to Héctor Chávez “Caramelo”, Mexico's most faithful follower during the last years, there are no more tickets for the game.

“Pizzuto's family did me a solid one and gave me two tickets. It's now three of us, one from Zacatecas, and another one from Stockton, California. Thank God the family helped us out and spared us having to look for the tickets”, he said.

Both teams warm-up prior to the match!
Mexico's history in the final
This will be Mexico's fourth final. They've won two titles (against Brazil and Uruguay) and ended as runner-ups once (against Nigeria).
Brazil's history in the Final
Brazil have already reached the finals of 6 FIFA U-17 World Cups. In the previous 5 finals there were 3 titles (against Spain, Ghana and Australia), and two finals (against Mexico and Ghana).
Jalisco's footballers!
Chivas and Atlas present at the U17 FIFA World Cup Final, between Mexico &Brazil with three men in the starting XIs.

GK-Eduardo García (Chivas)
DF-Alejandro Gómez (Atlas)
DF-Rafael Martínez (Atlas)


Emilio Lara starts with Mexico to face Brasil in the final of the U17 World Cup. Yet another jewel made in America's youth system.


Yellow shirts outside Estadio Bezerrao
All set at Bezerrao for the U17 World Cup Final
Brazil: Starting XI
Donelli, Couto, Henri, Patrick, Patryck, Cabral, Diego, Lucas, Verón, Jorge & Peglow.


We're ready!
Veron, Brazil's forward, said this about Mexico:
"We're familiar with Mexico's quality. We know they are a great team. But we're Brazil, and we have five stars on our chest. We intend to play our best match and get the result that makes history."
Brazil's arrival to Estadio Bezerrao
Mexico: Starting XI
García; Martínez, Gómez, Guzmán, Lara; Martínez, Pizzuto, Luna, González, Álvarez, Muñoz.

Today's weather during gametime
FIFA reports a 79ºF temperature for today's match, with a 65% humidity.
Sold out stadium expected
With the hosts playing for their fourth world title, the tickets at Gama's Estadio Bezerrao are all sold out.

Brazil will have entire support today. Will they be able to capitilize it?

France took home the third place
"Les Blues" has completed the podium of this 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup with a victory over The Netherlands by a 3-1 margin.
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Today's Officiating Body
Andris Treimanis will conduct the game as the main official.

He weill be assisted by Haralds Gudermanis and Aleksejs Spasjonnikovs on the sidelines.

Mexico's last lineup
García; Martínez, Gómez, Guzmán, Ruíz; Martínez, Pizzuto, Luna, González, El-Mesmari, Muñoz.
Brazil's last lineup
Donelli; Yan, Henri, Luan Patrick, Patryck; Cabral, Rosa, Lucas; Verón, Peglow, Jorge.
The venue for today: Estadio Bezerrão
Brazil: Current Form
The hosts also had a very tough semifinal.

After 13 minutes, they were down by two goals against France and it seemed like "Les Blues" were going to be the finalists.

Then, Brazil took advantage of France's mistakes and appealed to their history.  On the 88th minute, Lazaro found a ball and shot with everything he had to give them the winning goal and a place in the final.

Mexico: Current Form
Mexico had a very difficult semifinal match against the Netherlands.

The orange team had tons of possession of the ball and created many situations that should've ended in goals during the first 20 minutes of the second half.

After they pulled in front, Mexico was fast to equalize thanks to a shocking free-kick from Álvarez. In the pentaly shootout, it was "El Tri" who managed to win it.

Previous Meeting in a Final: Mexico 3-0 Brazil
The two teams have already fought for a U17 World Title. They clashed at the 2005 final in Lima in a game that saw Carlos Vela, Omar Esparza and Ever Guzmán as the scorers for a decisive 3-0 victory for "El Tri".

Brasil for their 4th U17 World Title in history!
Brazil is also one of the U17 most influential teams with three word titles under their belt. However, the last editions of the tournament have not been easy, as their most recent finals appereance came in 2005.

With home ground advantage, they hope to make history and tie Nigeria as the nation with the most championships by overcoming Mexico today.

Mexico looking for their 3rd U17 World Cup Title
The Mexicans have proved during the last 15 years that their U17 squad is a powerhouse at the category's World Cup.

This will be their 4th final in eight editions of the tournament. A win today would tie them up with Brazil as the second-most prolific team in the category.

Kick-off time
The Brasil vs Mexico match will be played at the Estadio Bezerrão, in Gama, Brazil. The kick-off is scheduled at 5:00 pm ET.
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