Italy Under-20 have reached the final of the U-20 World Cup

Written by on 9 June, 2023

By: Simtho Dladla

Italy will face Uruguay in the final of the 2023 Under-20 World Cup on Sunday after both teams won their semi-final matchups in Buenos Aires.

Italy knocked out South Korea with a 2-1 win in the semi-finals after Uruguay beat Israel 1-0. Both matches took place Único Diego Armando Maradona Stadium at La Plata, which will also host the final and the playoff for third place.

Italian wonderkid Cesare Casadei continue to light up the U20 World Cup in Argentina. The highly-rated central midfielder has been tearing it up for Carmine Nunziata’s side at this summer’s tournament, notching seven goals and two assists in six games for the young Azzurri. Carmine Nunziata’s side exceeded expectations at the tournament, winning all but one of their matches in their charge to the final, where they’ll face Uruguay on June 11.

Israel will play South Korea in the third place Sunday, almost going the distance after an eventual first trip to the Under-20 World Cup.

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