Goiania: France forward Nathanael Mbuku scored a hat-trick as the two-time champions sealed a FIFA Under-17 World Cup Brazil 2019 quarter-final spot after defeating Australia 4-0 on Wednesday.
France came into the tie as Group C winners and on the back of an unbeaten run, while Australia had progressed as the second-best third-placed team after finishing behind Nigeria and Ecuador in Group B.
The 2001 champions will face Spain in the last-eight on Monday.
Brasilia: Eugenio Pizzuto and Santiago Munoz struck first-half goals as Mexico defeated Japan 2-0 on Wednesday to book their FIFA Under-17 World Cup Brazil 2019 quarter-final spot.
Japan entered the contest with an unbeaten record having beaten the Netherlands 3-0 and drawn 0-0 with the USA, before sealing a 1-0 win over Senegal to finish as Group D winners. Mexico, meanwhile, finished third in Group F and qualified as the best third-placed team.
Mexico will play Korea Republic in the quarter-finals on Sunday.
Vitoria: Argentina ended Tajikistan's FIFA U-17 World Cup Brazil 2019 campaign with a 3-1 win in Group E action at the Estádio Kléber Andrade on Sunday.
Tajikistan put up a brave fight but Argentina proved too strong as the South Americans finished runners-up behind Spain on goal difference to advance to a Round of 16 meeting with Group F winners Paraguay.
Tajikistan, the AFC U-16 Championship Malaysia 2018 runners-up, ended their campaign with one win and two defeats.
Match officials for FIFA U-17 World Cup Brazil 2019 appointed
Sao Paulo: With less than three months to go before the FIFA U-17 World Cup Brazil 2019 kicks off, the FIFA Referees Committee has appointed 20 trios of match officials, five Support Referees and 17 Video Assistant Referees (VARs), representing all six Confederations.
Twelve Asian officials have been appointed for the tournament, with the contingent led by referees Khamis Al Marri from Qatar, Australia's Chris Beath and China PR's Ma Ning.