The elimination rounds of the 2013 U-20 World Cup kick off today with an incredible match up between Mexico, who barely snuck in to the round, and world power Spain. After a dominating loss to the Spanish side in the Confederations Cup, you could expect the team’s junior squad to look for redemption, however, the young and hungry Mexican team will be looking to prove that they have what it takes to get the call for next summer’s big dance in Rio.
If Mexico can pull off the upset, they will be the darling team of the tournament and people may begin to get behind them.
How will Mexico and Spain kick off the elimination round of the tournament? Here is all of the information that you will need:
Date: Tuesday, July 2
Start Time: 11:00 a.m. ET
Location: Şişli, Istanbul, Turkey
Venue: Türk Telekom Arena
Referee: Alireza Faghani (Iran)
TV Info: ESPN2
Live Stream: ESPN3
Will you be tuning in to the U-20 World Cup as we wait for the big tournament next summer? Share your thoughts and predictions with us in the comments section.