The selection of New Zealandwith a share of opportunism, today defeated his pair of Guatemala by 1 to 0 in the premiere of group A of the Sub 20 World Cup Argentina 2023.
the attacker Norman Garbettwho took advantage of a masterful long pass from Fin Conchie, scored the winning goal in the Unique Mother of Cities Stadium in Santiago del Estero.
Yes ok Guatemala was closer to converting, Nnew zealand It was more effective and endured with everything until the end.
The Central American team took a slight advantage in situations during an even first half, where the ball had no owner. A headbutt from Carlos Santos and a shot of Figo Montano they were controlled by the goalkeeper kees sims.
The Guatemalan national team controlled Jay Herdmannthe most outstanding player of New Zealandand there were no shocks.
The second half began with a shot from Jackson Manuel for the oceanic champion, but Guatemalana responded with the definition of Arquímidez Ordoñez that Sims sent to the corner with effort.
The Central American team had the game under control, but goalkeeper Jorge Moreno suffered an injury due to a blow that caused him to be taken out on a stretcher that interrupted the game for several minutes. At the closing, Garbett appeared, in a one-on-one against the admitted Fausto Delgado, to change the course of history.
On the following date, Guatemala will face the Argentina and New Zealand will play before uzbekistan. Both matches will be played next Tuesday at the Madre de Ciudades.
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