Portugal lost 2-0 against Argentina in their second match of the U-20 World Cup on Sunday and will have to wait for the final round of Group F to go into the eighth.
In Bielsko-Biala, Poland, Adolfo Gaich (33 minutes) and Patricio Pérez (84) scored the goals of Argentina, who, after their 5-2 success against South Africa, sufficient to seal the qualification for the next phase.
Portugal are third in the group with three points, a place that can even give access to the 'eighth' if it is one of the four best, yet a victory on Friday against the South Africans ensures the passage directly.
In the other clash between South Korea and the African team, who had the Sanjoanense Kodisang striker among the starters, the Asians had to add up to three points, but it was necessary to wait for the second half to win, thanks to the goal scored by Kim Hyunwoo, in the 69th minute.
As for Group E, France followed the same path as Argentina, adding their second win against Panama, also 2-0, with goals to be scored by team captain Dan Zagadou (44) and Michael Cuisance ( 52).
Mali took a giant leap forward today, although the decisive goal against Saudi Arabia came only in the 90th minute for Camara after Koita (34), Kone (54) and Boubacar Traore (70) ) have scored for the Malians, while for the Saudis there were insufficient goals from Feras Albrikan, in the 9th minute, Altambakti, a penalty at 20, and Khalid Alghanham at 63.