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Portugal in Poland in the Under-20 World Cup

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With the Under-20 World Cup without Brazil and England, Portugal with 2 trophies will try to reach the third.

This is Portugal’s 12th participation of the U-20 World Cup, which starts its 22nd edition in Poland on Thursday with Portugal lurking in its third trophy.

This fifth consecutive test in which Portugal participates, since participating in 2011, in which the team lost the final with Brazil, after the trophies of 1989 and 1991, which was in Lisbon.

National Under-20 coach Hélio Sousa will travel to Poland with the European Under-17 Champions of 2016 and the Under-19 Champions of 2018, and although he has no Joao Félix, there are Diogo Dalot, Florentino, Gedson Fernandes, Jota, Rafael Leão and Trincão, among others.

Participants
Group A
Poland
Colombia
Tahiti
Senegal

Group B
Italy
Mexico
Japan
Ecuador

Group C
Uruguay
Honduras
New Zealand
Norway

Group D
Nigeria
Ukraine
Qatar
U.S

Group E
France
Mali
Saudi Arabia
Panama.

Group F
Portugal
South Korea
Argentina
South Africa

The Portugal games in the group stage are:
25 May Portugal v South Korea
May 28 Portugal vs Argentina
May 31 Portugal x South Africa
all of them in Bielsko-Biala

The top two finishers from each of the six groups and the four best thirds will advance to the round of 16.

The Under-20 World Championship takes place on 23 May and 15 June in the cities of Bielsko-Biala, Bydgoszcz, Gdynia, Lodz, Lublin and Tychy in Poland.

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