The Argentina U17 won 3-1 vs. Japan at the World Cup with Claudio Echeverri scoring a free kick.
Argentina scored two goals early in the match with Claudio Echeverri getting his first goal of the World Cup. Argentina were awarded a free kick and it was Echeverri who took it and scored.
Santi López had a great dribble on the right side and played the pass to Valentino Acuña who scored to make it 2-0 for Argentina. Diego Placente’s team nearly made it 3-0 before the end of the first half but were unable to score.
The first half ended 2-0 and Japan scored early in the second half. At 2-1, Japan scored late in the match to make it 2-2 but it was ruled out due to a foul on the goalkeeper.
Agustin Ruberto scored Argentina’s only goal in the first match against Senegal, scored his second goal of the U17 World Cup. Ruberto’s effort on goal took a slight deflection as he found the back of the net to make it 3-1 for Argentina.
Argentina are on three points and second in the group, with Senegal in first on six points, Japan on three points and Poland last place in the group with zero points. Argentina play Poland on Friday.
Claudio Echeverri's free kick goal for Argentina U17 at the World Cup! 🇦🇷 pic.twitter.com/KL7YR0Bahv— Roy Nemer (@RoyNemer) November 14, 2023
Valentino Acuña's goal to make it 2-0 for Argentina! 🇦🇷pic.twitter.com/5cspdN68hi— Roy Nemer (@RoyNemer) November 14, 2023