FIFA U-17 World Cup: Germany, USA enter quarter-finals with crushing win

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The USA football team put up a fabulous display against Paraguay as they defeated them 5-0 to enter the quarter-final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup. (AP)

The USA football team put up a fabulous display against Paraguay as they defeated them 5-0 to enter the quarter-final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup. (AP)

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Tim Weah scored a magnificent hat-trick as USA thrashed Paraguay 5-0 to enter the quarter-final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup (AP)

Tim Weah scored a magnificent hat-trick as USA thrashed Paraguay 5-0 to enter the quarter-final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup (AP)

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Andrew Carleton and Josh Sargent were the other goal-scorers for the USA as they put in a flawless display. (AP)

Andrew Carleton and Josh Sargent were the other goal-scorers for the USA as they put in a flawless display. (AP)

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USA, who had finished the league stage as the best third-placed side from Group A, put in a rousing performance. (AP)

USA, who had finished the league stage as the best third-placed side from Group A, put in a rousing performance. (AP)

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For Paraguay, this was a shocking result as they were tipped to be the favourites against a USA side who had lost to Colombia. (AP)

For Paraguay, this was a shocking result as they were tipped to be the favourites against a USA side who had lost to Colombia. (AP)

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Paraguay, who were undefeated in the league stages, crashed out in the Round of 16 in the most dramatic circumstances. (AP)

Paraguay, who were undefeated in the league stages, crashed out in the Round of 16 in the most dramatic circumstances. (AP)

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Earlier, Germany put up a grand show against Colombia as they thrashed the South American country 4-0 to advance to the quarter-final. (AP)

Earlier, Germany put up a grand show against Colombia as they thrashed the South American country 4-0 to advance to the quarter-final. (AP)

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Jann-Fiete Arp scored two goals for Germany and he led from the front. (AP)

Jann-Fiete Arp scored two goals for Germany and he led from the front. (AP)

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Colombia tried to build pressure and get back in the contest but they encountered some good German defending. (AP)

Colombia tried to build pressure and get back in the contest but they encountered some good German defending. (AP)

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Germany increased their lead thanks to goals from John Yeboah and Yann Bisseck. (AP)

Germany increased their lead thanks to goals from John Yeboah and Yann Bisseck. (AP)

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This was a good result for Germany, who had suffered a shock loss to Iran in the league stages. (AP)

This was a good result for Germany, who had suffered a shock loss to Iran in the league stages. (AP)

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Germany will be aiming to win the FIFA U-17 World Cup for the first time and they have made a strong statement. (AP)

Germany will be aiming to win the FIFA U-17 World Cup for the first time and they have made a strong statement. (AP)

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