|dates: July 23 – August 8 Time in Tokyo: GMT +8|
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Brazil defended its Olympic men’s soccer title after a dramatic overtime victory over Spain at Nissan Stadium.
Substitute Malcom went behind and scored the winning goal after 108 minutes to give Brazil the gold medal.
Five years ago, Neymar scored the winning penalty kick as Brazil beat Germany to win their first home gold.
Mikel Oyarzabal’s shot for Spain ruled out Matthews’ opener being in the second half of regular time.
In a magical match between two of football’s biggest weightlifters, Everton striker Richarlison missed a penalty and hit the crossbar.
Spanish substitute Brian Gill hit the net with an amazing long-range shot one minute before extra time.
Brazil was vying for its third consecutive gold medal at the Games – after a gold it won in Rio and a silver medal in London 2012.
The 1992 champions Spain won the gold before the tournament started as they had a squad full of players that took part in this summer’s European Championships.
Among them were Barcelona players Pedri and Eric Garcia, Villarreal’s Pau Torres, and Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Unai Simon.
The Spaniards struggled to reach the top, despite making their way to the final, not showing enough quality to snatch the gold medal from Brazil.
formation – composition 4-2-3-1
- 1Milo dos Santos Netto
- 13Alves da Silva
- 15thMota Song
- 3Santos Silva
- 6Arana LopezBooked in 20 minutes
- 5Douglas LouiseBooked in 89 minutes
- 8Guimarães Rodriguez Mora
- 11of the saintshas been replaced byVinicius Boyin a 112′minutes
- 9Santos Carneiro da CunhaBooked in 65 minuteshas been replaced byMalcolmin a 90′minutes
- 20Lionel Rodriguez Parishas been replaced byCarvalhoin a 105 ‘minutes
- 10RicharlisonBooked in 31 minuteshas been replaced bySampaio Sunin a 114 ‘minutes
- 2Vinicius Boy
- 4Queiroz de Alencastro Graça
- 7Sampaio Sun
- 12Oliveira Fraga Costa
- 18de Souza
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- 18generationhas been replaced byVallejoin a 90′minutes
- 12GarciaBooked in 27 minutes
- 3Weather in Cucurellahas been replaced byMirandain a 90′minutes
- 8merinohas been replaced bySollerin a 45′minutes
- 6zombiendihas been replaced byMoncaiolain a 112′minutes
- 7Asensiohas been replaced bygenerationin a 45′minutesBooked in 105mins
- 11Oyarzabalhas been replaced byto mein a 104 ‘minutes
- 9to me
Match ended, Brazil U-23, Spain U-23 1.
Extra second half ends, Brazil U23, Spain U23.
Offside, Spain Under 23. Carlos Soler attempted a through pass, but Rafa Mir was caught offside.
Brazil U23 replacement. Paulinho replaces Richarlison.
wasted attempt. Bruno Guimarães (Brazil U23) right-footed from outside the penalty area, misses to the left. With the help of Renner.
Attempt is prohibited. Dani Olmo (Spain U23) shoots with his left foot from the center of the penalty area.
Brazil U23 replacement. Gabriel Menino replaces Anthony.
Substitution, Spain U-23. John Moncaiola replaces Martin Zubemendi.
The goal! Brazil U-23, Spain U-23 1. Malcom (Brazil U-23) left-footed shot from a difficult angle on the left into the upper right corner. With the help of Anthony after breakfast.
Corner, Spain under 23. Against Nino.
Foul by Juan Miranda (Spain U23).
Anthony (Brazil U-23) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Rafa Mir (Spain U23).
Douglas Luiz (Brazil U-23) won with a free kick on the left wing.
The extra second half starts with Brazil U23, Spain U23.
Brazil U23 replacement. Reinier replaces Claudinho.
Extra first half ends, Brazil U23, Spain U23.
Brian Gil (Spain U23) was shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Brian Gil (Spain U23).
Malcom (Brazil U23) wins a free kick on the left wing.