Spain will now travel to Kochi to play Iran in the quarterfinals.
Lassana N'Diaye scored a brace as Mali outclassed Iraq in Goa in a 5-1 win in the round of 16.
England beat Japan to enter the quarterfinals
Iran set up clash with Spain after hard-fought win against Mexico
Japan failed to emulate their quarterfinal appearances of 1993 and 2011 but there is plenty of hope for the future.
England in a tense penalty shootout in an international competition? Not a problem for Steve Cooper's Under-17 team.