Germany bounced back from their shock defeat in FIFA U-17 World Cup

Vastavam web: European powerhouse Germany bounced back from their shock defeat in the previous match as they beat African side Guinea 3-1 to qualify for the knockout round of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here today.Germany scored through Jan-Fiete Arp (8th minute), Nicolas Kuehn (62nd) and Sahverdi Cetin (90+2), while Ibrahima Soumah got the lone goal for Guinea in the 26th minute in the final Group C match at the Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium.
Iran, who beat Costa Rica 3-0 in another group match in Goa today, topped the pool with nine points and an all-win record.Guinea and Costa Rica were knocked out of the tournament with a point each.Germany had 17 attempts at the Guinea goal but out of them eight were on target.German captain Arp, who recently made his Bundesliga debut for Hamburg, gave his side an early lead as he fired in a low shot past the goalkeeper after a Guinea defender made a blunder.Germany pressed hard towards the close of the first session but Guinea goalkeeper was upto the task.
In the 42nd minute, Elias Abouchabaka’s left footed shot from outside the box off an assist by Yannik Keitel was saved by Guinea goalie Mohamed Camara.The two teams had chances throughout the second half.Germany took the lead in the 62nd minute off a quick counter attack after Arp set up Kuehn.