Hosts Argentina were knocked out, as were favourites Brazil. The ‘South American Typhoon’, which had been brewing for halfway through the tournament, has dissipated.

The quarter-finals of the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2023 have come full circle. Two South American nations were eliminated. Brazil fell 2-3 to Israel, while Colombia lost 1-3 to Italy.

South American nations had a strong showing, taking three of the quarter-final spots. Brazil, Colombia, and Uruguay survived. But with Brazil and Colombia out, only Uruguay survived. Uruguay will face the United States in the quarterfinals on the 5th.

The tournament featured five South American nations, including host Argentina. All five teams qualified for the tournament. Argentina topped Group A with a three-game sweep, while Ecuador finished second in Group B to reach the round of 16. Colombia (Group C) and Brazil (Group D) also qualified by topping their groups, while Uruguay finished second in Group E and made the round of 16.

Two teams suffered upsets in the Round of 16. Argentina lost 0-2 to Nigeria, while Ecuador fell 2-3 to South Korea. And the South American superpower came to an end when Brazil and Colombia were eliminated in the quarter-finals 안전놀이터.

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