Mexico thrashes France and Spain held as males’s soccer competitors kicks off at Tokyo 2020

Mexico thrashes France and Spain held as men's football competition kicks off at Tokyo 2020

After a stalemate within the first half, objectives from Alexis Vega, Sebastian Cordova, Uriel Antuna, and Eduardo Aguirre gave the Mexicans the proper begin to their Olympic journey.

France, with out a lot of its largest stars after their participation in Euro 2020, did discover a purpose by way of Andre-Pierre Gignac however should now choose themselves up after a humiliating defeat in Group A’s opening recreation.

Meanwhile in Group C, Spain was held to a goalless draw by Egypt regardless of boasting an array of attacking expertise.

Unlike many groups at this yr’s Olympics, Spain has included members of the Euro 2020 squad that reached the semifinals of the competitors. Among them is teenage sensation Pedri in addition to RB Leipzig star Dani Olmo.

However, it could not discover a well past a resolute Egyptian protection.

Elsewhere, New Zealand beat South Korea 1-Zero to take the early lead in Group B and Ivory Coast beat Saudi Arabia 2-1 in Group D.

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