Italy beats Brazil, Japan shocks Senegal at Under-20 World Cup

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Two of the title favorites have lost their opening games at the Under-20 World Cup with Italy upstaging Brazil 3-2 and Japan producing a shocking 1-0 upset win over Senegal. Nigeria and Colombia won their matches in dramatic fashion and both by scores of 2-1 against much weaker rivals Dominican Republic and Israel. The tournament kicked off in Argentina on the weekend after FIFA was forced into a late switch of venues. Indonesia was stripped of the rights after protests in Muslim-majority country against hosting Israel.

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