FIFA MEDIA RELEASE- 23.10.17 : Following a thorough assessment of the pitch conditions at Guwahati’s Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, which has been affected by severe rainfall over the past few days, FIFA has decided to move the venue of the semi-final between England and Brazil, due to be played on 25 October 2017, to Kolkata’s Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan, where the match will kick off at 17:00.
Despite the great efforts by all involved parties, including the authorities of Guwahati, to preserve the pitch, FIFA has taken this decision following consultations with both teams in order to safeguard the players’ health and to ensure the best playing conditions.
The second semi-final on that day, between Mali and Spain, will still kick off as planned at 20:00 at the Dr. DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai.
Fans with a valid ticket for the semi-final originally planned to take place in Guwahati will be entitled for a refund – further details on the refund procedure can be found below.
22.10.2017(QRF-3/KOCHI) : SPAIN 3-1 IRAN (FT) -->> SCORE CLICK
BRAZIL EDGED PAST GERMANY IN A TRUELY CONTESTED QUARTER FINAL
22.10.17 (QUARTER FINAL:4) :BRAZIL 2-1 GERMANY (FT)
GER : Jann-Fiete ARP 20'
BRZ :WEVERSON 71', PAULINHO 77'
TOTAL ATTENDANCE : 66,614
BRAZIL : Grabiel, Wesley, Vitao, Lucas, Bobsin, Paulinho, Marcos, Lincon, Alan, Candidio, Brenner.
GERMANY : Plogman, Alexander, Dominic, Cetin, Jaan, Elias, Nicholas, Josa, Lars, John, Bisseck.
REFEREE : JAIR MARRUFO (USA)
90+6: FULL TIME SCORE: GERMANY 1-2 BRAZIL
90+6': Referee blew the final whistle
90': 6 minutes added time
85': REPLACEMENT GERMANY: Awuku in, Nicholas out
82': REPLACEMENT GERMANY: Elias out, Jessic
Paulinho's long ranger curled into the framework
77': GOAL ........BRAZIL leading
76': REPLACEMENT GERMANY: Cetin out, Boller in
75': Linchon shots wide from inside the 18 yards..... missed the target
Weverson's left footed shot from the left following a pass from Linchon finds the net
71': GOAL ..... BRAZIL equalised
64': Paulinho failed to touch a cross pass from Linchon from the right, easy chance wasted by Brazil
62': REPLACEMENT BRAZIL : Alberto in, Brenner out
59': A good diving save by the German goalkeeper Plogman denied Linchon
57': A well combined move by Brazil but at the end Alan was tackled by the German defense
53': A long ranger by Alan but it was too far away from the German goal
49': Nicholas blocked timely by the Brazalian defense as he was moving dangerously inside the 18 yards
46': REPLACEMENT BRAZIL: Candido out,Weverson in
46': second session starts, Brazil kicks off
45+2': HALF TIME SCORE: GERMANY 1-0 BRAZIL
45': 2 minutes added time
43': Marcos cleared a cross pass from Josha from the left .... danger avoided in front of Brazilian goal
40': A good block by Dominick prevents a Brazilian attack
37': A good collection by Plogman denied Cetin who was dangerously following a lob from outside the 18 yards
33'; Brenner covered by Yaan as he was following a forward pass from the midfield
31': Lars header went over the cross bar following a corner from the left, Brazil survived.
26': Germany looked more compose after initial slow start.
23': A left footed grounder from Elias of Germany from the left, missed the target by a whisker
20': GOAL .......Jann Fiete converts the penalty
19': PENALTY for Germany as John was tackled from behind by Lucas
16': A cross pass from from Dominick from the right cleared by Wesley out of the danger zone
13': A forward pass for Linchon from the midfield but Yaan cleared the ball out of the danger zone
10': A well combined move by Paulinho and Linchon of Brazil but Plogman was alert to control the situation
8'; A break away move by Germany cleared by Brazil defense
6'; Alan's shot hit the post following faulty pass from German defense
4': A forward pass from Paulinhao to Linchon of Brazil but Plogman came out in time to collect
2': A long pass from Alan of Brazil cleared by German defense
0': Match started, Germany kicks off
GERMANY AND BRAZIL TO CLASH IN A HIGH PROFILE QUARTER FINAL AT YUBABHARATI
KFC NEWS DESK - 19.10.17: The preliminary stages are over, as the the U 17 World Cup is entering into the final rounds to decide the winners of the tournament. The quarter final rounds are at the corner where the top seeded eight teams will fight for a berth in the semifinal.
The most high profile match of the competition is schedule on the Sunday evening at the picturesque Vivekananda Yubabharati Kriangan, between Brazil and Germany. These two teams are always a strong nation in world football played some memorable matches in the recent past. Brazil lost against Germany by a margin of 1-7 in 2014 World Cup. It is a good chance for Brazil to revert the result in their favour.
HEAD TO HEAD: GERMANY VS BRAZIL (WORLD CUP)
PLAYED : 6
GERMANY WON : 2
BRAZIL WON : 3
DRAWN : 1
GERMANY SCORED: 8
BRAZIL SCORED : 15
LAST MATCHES PLAYED :
GERMANY (4-3) BRAZIL ( MEXICO 2011 U 17 WORLD CUP)
GERMANY (7-1) BRAZIL (BRAZIL 2014 - SENIOR WORLD CUP)
The senior team of Germany won the World Cup four times, but the junior team is yet to taste the flavour of winning the U 17 World Cup. The German coach, Christan Wueck while interacting said, " The match against Brazil will be big and an interesting match." Wuech opined that the main purpose of playing U 17 World Cup is to devolope the players, so that they can serve the senior national team in future.
Brazil seems to be the most well combined team in the tournament so far. The nation from Latin America scored nine goals and conceded just a single goal in the four matches they played. In the last match against Honduras in the round of sixteen, Brazil could have scored more goals, but it looked that the Brazilians are quite relaxed in the second session and conserve their energy for the remaining matches in the knock out stages.
Brazil can be rated as one of the contenders of the tournament are set to face the challenge of the Germans. The chief coach of Brazil Carlos Amadeu, while interacting said that he is quite relaxed and the quater final clash against Germany would be another difficult match in the tournament. Amadue added that his team is foucused against the Germans, are confident for a positive result at Kolkata.