For La Rojita, their hard-fought win represented the sweetest of revenge against a team that pipped them to the European title earlier this year, and kept alive hopes of repeating their run to the 2014 final. Venezuela, meanwhile, were once again indebted to their captain and talisman, Deyna Castellanos, who scored twice to inspire a stirring comeback against El Tri.
With five goals in four appearances at Jordan 2016, the U-17 Women's World Cup's all-time top scorer is now also the joint-leading markswoman at this edition. The seemingly impossible job of stopping her now will now fall to either Korea DPR or Ghana, while Spain could face another final rematch against holders Japan or one more all-European showdown, this time with England. This section is fast becoming Castellanos' private property and, again, she made it impossible to look elsewhere. Responding immediately to her team losing a goal has become a speciality of the Venezuela captain - think of that stunning winner direct from the fifa ultimate team coins
re-start against Cameroon - and once more she led by example as only she can.