Early goals from Ibrahima Niane and Cavin Diagne sealed a comfortable 2-0 victory for Senegal over Saudi Arabia in their opening 2017 FIFA Under-20 World Cup Group F game in Incheon on Monday.
The African side never looked ruffled in a fixture they should have won by a greater margin, but will be satisfied to have secured top spot in the pool after the first round of matches as rivals Ecuador and USA played to a 3-3 draw earlier in the day.
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Luca de la Torre scored four minutes into injury time to rescue a 3-3 draw for United States against Ecuador at the Under-20 World Cup.
The U.S. conceded two early goals from Herlin Lino and Bryan Cabezas before getting back into the Group F match with a pair of strikes from Josh Sargent, assisted by De la Torre and Brooks Lennon.
In the process Sargent became just the second American, after Jozy Altidore, to score in the tournament as a 17-year-old.
But a mistake by Jonathan Klinsmann, the...