A late goal by substitute Noah Awuku lifted Germany to a 2-1 win over Costa Rica in their opening match of the Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 World Cup here today.Germany were more organised in attack and dominated play in halves, creating quite a few scoring opportunities.
Costa Rica are second in the CONCACAF standings, sitting three points behind leaders Mexico, while Honduras are just one point adrift of automatic qualification.
After a 1-1 draw with the United States last month, Honduras nearly certainly needs a victory-or at worst a draw-against Costa Rica to keep their hopes of qualification alive. In Group C meanwhile, there are Iran and Guinea alongside Germany and Costa Rica. For the entire selection lost Costa Ricans only once, from the latest results, you can distinguish a home win 2: 1 over Trinidad, guest luck with the United States of America (2-0) and a draw with Mexico in the final round.
The U.S. hosts Panama on Friday, trailing its visiting third-place opponent by one point and level on points with Honduras, but ahead on goal differential for the fourth spot.
There are two more matches lined up for Day 2 of the tournament on Saturday.
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