Soccer-France sink Uruguay in shootout to win Under-20 World Cup (Reuters)

By Daren Butler ISTANBUL, July 13 (Reuters) – France defeated Uruguay 4-1 in a penalty shootout to win their first Under-20s World Cup title on Saturday after a fiercely-contested final ended 0-0 after extra-time. Dimitri Foulquier scored the decisive fourth spot kick in front of a sparse crowd, beating Uruguay keeper Guillermo de Amores to seal victory for France who beat Turkey, Uzbekistan and Ghana on the way to the final. Earlier, Ghana eased past Iraq 3-0 in the third-place playoff. …

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