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Mali U17
FT
1 - 3
Spain U17
L. N'Diaye 74'
19' Abel Ruiz (P)
43' Abel Ruiz
71' Ferrán Torres
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Full Time! This has been a brilliant match, at the DY Patil Stadium, in Navi Mumbai. The action has been end-to-end, and the football has been fast, despite the sultry Mumbai conditions. While Spain came out 3-1 winners in the end, Mali will feel hard done by, as they were not awarded a goal, when Doucoure's shot went in off the bar. However, it was just not Mali's day. They registered a staggering 29 shots on the night, but only four of them were on target. Spain, on the other hand, have put out a clinical display, which takes them into the final.
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90'+5 - And the resulting free kick is cleared, as referee Sato blows the final whistle.
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90'+5 - N'diaye is brought down just outside the box on the left flank, and Jaume gets a Yellow Card.
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90'+2 - Mamadou breaks into the box and goes down under some pressure. However, the referee says, "play on".
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90'+2 - Drame gets the ball inside the box, pulls the trigger, and shoots wide. This has been a rather wasteful day for Mali.
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90'+1 - Substitution for Spain. Pampin comes on for Moukhlis
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86 - Free Kick, Spain! That seemed to be a training ground free kick, as Abel Ruiz tried to break free on the left, but the chance is foiled.
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86 - Haidara gets a Yellow Card for a cynical tackle.
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84 - Substitution for Mali. Camara comes on for Doucoure.
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83 - Mamadou does well to jink into the box, past a couple of defenders, and crosses it in to N'diaye. However, the cross was a bit behind him, and N'diaye scuffs his shot into Alvaro's hands.
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82 - Drame chips a cross into the box, but its too close to the Spain keeper.
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81 - N'diaye plays a cross into the box from the left flank, as Drame tries an over-head kick. However, the referee blows his whistle, awarding Spain a free kick for a high boot.
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80' - Substitution for Spain. Victor comes on for Ferran.
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77' - N'diaye pulls the trigger from well outside the box this time, but his shot sails over the goal.
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74 - GOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAALLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!!!! N'diaye makes it 3-1! He bursts into the box from the right, turns, and tucks it into the near post. The Spain defence seemed to have switched off, there.
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72 - GOOOOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAL!!!!!! FERRAN makes it 3-0! Gomez plays in the cross from the left flank, and Ferran jumps high to nod it in. He was completely unmarked, despite being outnumbered three-one inside the box. Poor defending by Mali. There's surely no way back for them, now.
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69 - Substitution for Mali. Mamadou comes on for Djemoussa.
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68 - Substitution for Spain. Betia comes on for Cesar.
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65 - Tensions are flying high here, as Mali coach Jonas  Komla remonstrates with the fourth official on the sidelines. Referee Ryuji Sato comes over to intervene, and shows the yellow card to one of the Mali staff. We must remember that there is no video technology, here.
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62 - Chance! Docoure pulls the trigger from around 30 yards out. He had Spain keeper Alvaro completely beaten, as the ball hit the underside of the bar, seemingly bounced on the line and went out. Replays suggest that the ball had gone well over the line, after hitting the bar. This is a huge miss for Mali. They should have reduced their deficit, by now.
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60 - Chance! Cesar jinks past a sliding tackle outside the box, plays it to Abel Ruiz, who wraps his foot around it, and curls it towards the far top corner. However, his shot just whistles past the post.
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58 - Ferran plays a brilliant through ball on the turn, to Gomez, who soared up the left flank, and cut it in. However, Cesar's shot was just wide.
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55 - Docoure goes in with a heavy tackle on Blanco, and earns himself a Yellow Card.
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54 - The entire Mali defence is caught ball watching, as Ferran finds himself with some space in the box. However, his shot is blocked. Cesar tried to shoot from the rebound, but his shot got caught up in a melee of legs, and the ball is eventually cleared
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52 - Drame looks to build something from the right side, but is bundled over by Miranda. The resulting free kick from Konate is headed clear.
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51 - Free kick, Spain! Jaume's indirect free kick is headed away from the danger area.
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50' - An early substitution for Mali. Fofana comes on for Diaby.
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48' - Chance! Abel Ruiz is through on goal again, under some pressure from Diaby. However, his shot is straight at the keeper, this time.
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47' - Drame gets the ball on the right, and fizzes in a cross, with two attackers lurking unmarked beyond the far post. However, its a tad bit far from them, as the ball rolls out of play.
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46' - And we get underway in the second half, as Mali look to get forward, and reduce the deficit.
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HALF TIME! And with that, the referee blows his whistle for the second half. It has been an enthralling half of football at the DY Patil Stadium, with both Spain and Mali playing end-to-end football. However, Spain have been far more clinical in front of goal, and have taken the crucial 2-0 lead. 

Mali have been far too wasteful in front of goal in this half, as only one of their 12 shots have been on target. Spain, on the other hand, have registered four-times the number of shots on target, with just half the number of attempts on goal.
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45'+3 - Salam rises high, challenging for a ball with Moha, but he had raised his foot too high, and gets himself booked for that.
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45'+2 - Djemoussa is played through on the right this time, but he is off side.
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45'+1 - Djemoussa breaks down the left again and crosses it in. But his cross is too weak, as Spain get back on the ball.
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43 - GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAALLL!!!!!! Its ABEL RUIZ again! Cesar plays in a perfectly weighted through ball to Abel Ruiz, and the Spain captain makes short work of the Mali keeper, to  tuck it into the bottom right corner of the goal. 2-0 Spain!
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42 - Drame sends in a corner, which is headed just wide of the target by Djemoussa.
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41 - Djemoussa bursts down the right flank, crosses it through to Drame, but his touch is poor and the ball rolls away from him.
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40 - Ferran with the ball on the right wing, and sends in a delicious low cross, as Abel Ruiz makes a brilliant run, as he tries to heel it in, but a deflection takes it wide.
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38 - Now Doukoure pulls the trigger from outside, but his shot is pushed wide by Alvaro. They play the resulting corner short, but Djemoussa is off side
90'
Diego Pampín
Moha
90'+5'
Mateu Morey
S. Camara
87'
B. Haidara
85'
S. Camara
C. Doucoure
84'
79'
Víctor Gómez
Ferrán Torres
L. N'Diaye
74'
71'
Ferrán Torres
assist: Sergio Gómez
M. Traore
D. Traore
69'
68'
Carlos Beitia
César Gelabert
C. Doucoure
57'
M. Fofana
A. Diaby
50'
S. Giddou
45'+2'
43'
Abel Ruiz
assist: César Gelabert
19'
Abel Ruiz, Penalty
Tournament FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 - Semi-finals
Stadium Dr. DY Patil Stadium
Match time Wed, 25 Oct 2017, 08:00 PM
Spain U17 (4-2-3-1)
Santiago Denia Sánchez (Manager)
16
Y. Koita
18
I. Kane
2
B. Haidara
15
A. Diaby
4
F. Konate
17
M. Samake
3
D. Traore
10
S. Giddou
20
C. Doucoure
7
H. Drame
19
L. N'Diaye
1
Álvaro Fernández
3
Juan Miranda
4
Hugo Guillamón
5
Víctor
2
Mateu Morey
6
Antonio Blanco
8
Moha
10
Sergio Gómez
18
César Gelabert
7
Ferrán Torres
9
Abel Ruiz
Spain U17 (4-2-3-1)
Santiago Denia Sánchez (Manager)
Mali U17 Subs
9
S. Camara
1
A. Coulibaly
8
A. Dabo
13
S. Doumbia
5
M. Fofana
21
M. Gassama
14
S. Sidibe
12
M. Toure
11
M. Traore
Spain U17 Subs
19
Carlos Beitia
11
Nacho Díaz
14
Alvaro Garcia
15
Eric García
20
Víctor Gómez
12
Pedro Ruiz
21
Alfonso Vacas
16
Diego Pampín
13
Marc Vidal
51% POSSESSION 49%
30 SHOTS 10
4 SHOTS ON GOAL 7
9 FOULS 11
9 CORNERS 3
4 OFFSIDES 3
4 YELLOW CARDS 1
0 RED CARDS 0
4 SAVES 3
Pos Club P W D L GD Pts
Group A
1 Ghana Under 17 3 2 0 1 4 6
2 Colombia Under 17 3 2 0 1 2 6
3 United States Under 17 3 2 0 1 2 6
4 India Under 17 3 0 0 3 -8 0
Group B
1 Paraguay Under 17 3 3 0 0 5 9
2 Mali Under 17 3 2 0 1 4 6
3 New Zealand Under 17 3 0 1 2 -4 1
4 Turkey Under 17 3 0 1 2 -5 1
Group C
1 Iran Under 17 3 3 0 0 9 9
2 Germany Under 17 3 2 0 1 -1 6
3 Guinea Under 17 3 0 1 2 -4 1
4 Costa Rica Under 17 3 0 1 2 -4 1
Group D
1 Brazil Under 17 3 3 0 0 5 9
2 Spain Under 17 3 2 0 1 5 6
3 Niger Under 17 3 1 0 2 -5 3
4 Korea DPR Under 17 3 0 0 3 -5 0
Group E
1 France Under 17 3 3 0 0 11 9
2 Japan Under 17 3 1 1 1 4 4
3 Honduras Under 17 3 1 0 2 -4 3
4 New Caledonia Under 17 3 0 1 2 -11 1
Group F
1 England Under 17 3 3 0 0 9 9
2 Iraq Under 17 3 1 1 1 -1 4
3 Mexico Under 17 3 0 2 1 -1 2
4 Chile Under 17 3 0 1 2 -7 1
Updated: Oct 25, 2017 22:00 PM | Published: Oct 25, 2017 21:59 PM