Brazil made the U20 semi-finals beating top rated Spain. At the end of regulation time the teams deadlocked 1-1 as Spain managed to equalize through Rodrigo after Willian had put the Brazilians ahead. At the end of extra time, both sides deadlocked again adding a goal each with Dudu scoring for the Brazilians and Spain again having to come back, this time through Alvaro Vasquez.
The match was decided by penalties and Brazilian goalie Gabriel was the man of the match stopping Jordi Amat and then Vasquez. It fell to Dudu to guide the Brazilians to victory and he did it with elan.
They now meet Mexico who beat Colombia, 3-1. The other semi-finalists are Portugal who also went to penalties (5-4) to send Argentina home and they meet France who sank Nigeria, 3-2 in extra time.