• Monday Sep 05, 2011

    El Salvador advances to Beach World Cup QFs

    RAVENNA, Italy - Agustin Ruiz scored for a third straight game and El Salvador beat Argentina 4-3 on Monday to reach the quarterfinals of the Beach World Cup

    El Salvador, which was winless in six matches in its two previous appearances at the Beach World Cup before arriving in Italy, finished second in Group B with six points, three behind Portugal, and will face the host country in the knockout round on Thursday.

    Despite Ruiz being denied on a penalty in the fifth minute, Frank Velasquez scored his second in three games to give El Salvador the lead midway through the second period.

    Luciano Franceschini equalized a half minute later and 15 second after that Jonathan Levi scored again to put Argentina ahead by the 20th minute.

    Ruiz scored with a header and free kicks by Jose Membreno and Walter Torres restored El Salvador to the lead with 42 seconds remaining. Levi's second with 10 seconds left finished the scoring.

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