FIFA U-17 World Cup First Stage: USA 1-3 Colombia
Colombia defeated USA 3-1 in todays group A match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India at the Dr. DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai. Colombia got the break through as early as in the 3rd minute through Juan Vidal. George Acosta got the equalizer for USA in the 24th minute off Andrew Carletons fine cross. By the end of 1st half the scores for both the teams were at level.
Juan Penaloza once again put Colombia ahead with a goal in the 67th minute and soon it was Deiber Caicedo who sealed the deal for Colombia in the 87th minute. USA will face either Group B winner Paraguay or the Group C winner in the Round of 16 dependent on the results of the final matches in group play while Colombia will face the runners-up of Group C in New Delhi on 16 October.
USA and Colombia both qualify for the knockout stage.