FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Central American champions Mexico face Asian powerhouse Iran in pre-quarters
Iran have enjoyed a good run in this tournament, beating Guinea (3-1), Germany (4-0) and Costa Rica (3-0) to top Group C, while Mexico have not had a great tournament so far.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Germany's turnaround after shock Iran loss brought about by change in mentality
Germany assistant coach Rainer Zietsch told Firstpost: "Because of the Iran result, we learnt that there's no team that can win the World Cup at 50-60 percent. Therefore they changed their mentality."
FIFA U-17 World Cup: Iran the shining stars of Group C; Germany progress but exposed by lack of 'Plan B'
Iran's self-belief has skyrocketed. Before the game against Germany, something changed. Iran woke up. In the next two games, Iran established themselves as a complete team. They are fast and incisive in attack and solid at the back
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Iran have scored 10 goals in three games, but it's their defence that will take them far
Much praise has been heaped on Iran's creative midfielders and forwards. They have been mercurial up front, but that has only been possible because of their steely defence.
While Iran, who topped this group, stay in Goa and will play against one of the third best teams from either Group A, B or F on 17 October.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017, Iran vs Costa Rica, Football Match Result: Iran score thrice to beat Costa Rica
Catch live score and updates from Group C match between Iran and Costa Rica.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017, Germany vs Guinea, Football Match Result: Fiete Arp's brace gives Germany victory
Catch live score and updates from Group C match between Germany and Guinea.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Iran aim to maintain unbeaten run by defeating Costa Rica in Group C clash
Iran's confidence is sky-high after hammering Germany 4-0 in their previous match.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: After Iran loss, Germany aim to bring campaign back on track with win over Guinea
Germany have players of calibre but they will have to quickly forget their humiliation by Iran and bring their campaign back on track with a win against Guinea.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Group scenarios ahead of final round, and what each team needs to do to qualify
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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: After Germany's stunning defeat to Iran, a look at biggest upsets in the event
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The tournament has some exciting teams in it. Spain, Brazil, England and France play beautiful football. But Iran stood up and made themselves count against a formidable opposition and a European football powerhouse.
Catch the live scores and updates from the Group C match between Iran and Germany.
Catch the live scores and updates from the Group C match between Costa Rica and Guinea.
Costa Rica, who showed a lot of urgency in their attack in the beginning, gave a good account of themselves before losing through substitute Noah Awuku's late goal against Germany.
Both the teams have won their respective opening matches with Germany getting past Costa Rica 2-1 and Iran beating Guinea 3-1 last Saturday.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Guinea dominate, but fall prey to their brain fade and Iran's moment of magic
Despite a cautious start, Guinea quickly found a higher gear as Iran sat back and tried to soak up the pressure. But tides turn quickly in football.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Germany's sloppiness overshadows glimpses of excellence in scrappy Costa Rica win
Germany won, but they almost didn't. They must know that tougher opponents deeper in the competition will pounce on their mistakes and punish them. They must know that they won't get a dozen chances to score against a better defence
Iran kicked off their campaign in the FIFA U-17 World Cup with a 3-1 drubbing of Guinea in a Group C encounter at the Nehru stadium on Saturday.
A late goal by substitute Noah Awuku lifted Germany to a 2-1 win over Costa Rica in their opening match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup on Saturday.