Medina goal sink EGYPT as Argentines bounce back with win at Tokyo Olympics

Argentina bounce back from their defeat against Australia by narrowly beating Egypt 1-0 at the Tokyo Olympics.

After an enthralling first half, the second half lacked quality as both teams struggled to create chances.

Argentina’s goal came from their only meaningful opportunity of the half.

Medina reacted quickest to his header that cannoned off the post.

And while Egypt impressed, they couldn’t find the killer pass behind Argentina’s backline.

The African reps have to beat Australia in their final group game to stand any chance of qualifying for the next round.

They made a big statement against star studded Spain side in their opening game after drawing with the European giants. However, they have been defeated in their second game against Argentina.


RESULT: Egypt 0-1 Argentina

Egypt XI: Elshenaway, Hamdy, Galal, Hegazy, Mohsen, Sobhi, Tawfik, Eraky, Rayan, El Wench, Fotouh

Argentina XI: Ledesma, Perez, Bravo, De La Fuente, Vera, Gaich, Mac Allister, Barco, Medina, De La Vega, Payero


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