Spain’s University of Malaga and Thailand’s Bangkok Thonburi University completed the men’s group stage at the International University Sports Federation (FISU) University World Cup Football with a 100 per cent record.
University of Malaga ensured they finished as Group A winners at the Jinjiang Football Park Stadium by recording a 2-1 win over China’s Taiyuan University of Technology.
They were joined in the knockout stage by the University of Wollongong as the Australian team battled to a decisive 1-0 win over Julius-Maximilians University of Wurzburg to finish as group runners-up.
Bangkok Thonburi University completed a perfect group stage in style.
They beat Autonomous University of Mexico 2-0 in Group B, with both teams having headed into the match assured of a place in the next round.
Ethiopia's Kotebe Metropolitan University and the Beijing Institute of Technology finished their campaigns with a 0-0 draw.
Brazil's Paulista University were among the teams to preserve an unbeaten record, as they topped Group C with two wins and one draw.
Their latest victory was a 5-0 demolition of the International University of Language and Media from Italy, who finished bottom of the standings.
South Korea's Myongji University qualified in the second place, as they won 1-0 against Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University to leapfrog their opponents in the standings.
Uruguay's University of the Republic and Smolensk State Academy of Physical Culture, Sport and Tourism advanced from Group D.
The latter secured top spot in the standings by beating Hohai University 5-0, while the University of the Republic were 2-1 victors against the University of Split.
The opening quarter-final is set to see the University of Malaga take on University of the Republic, while Smolensk State Academy will meet the University of Wollongong.
Unbeaten Bangkok Thonburi University are scheduled to play against Asian rivals Myongji University .
Paulista University and Autonomous University of Mexico State complete the list of quarter-final matches.
The final women’s group matches are due to take place tomorrow, with the men’s quarter-finals set to take place on Wednesday (November 27).