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Tokyo Olympics: Australia Shocks Argentina 2-0 In Men's Football

Australia is top of Group C ahead Egypt and Spain, who drew 0-0 in the other game

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Tokyo Olympics: Australia Shocks Argentina 2-0 In Men's Football
Australia celebrate after Marco Tilio scored second goal against Argentina during a men's football match at the 2020 Summer Olympics on Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Sapporo, Japan.
AP Photo/SIlvia Izquierdo
Tokyo Olympics: Australia Shocks Argentina 2-0 In Men's Football
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2021-07-22T18:56:43+05:30

Two-time Olympic men's football champion Argentina was stunned 2-0 by Australia in their opening game at the Tokyo Games on Thursday. (More Sports News)

In its first Olympic game since 2008, Australia took the lead through Lachlan Wales' tap-in the 14th minute at the Sapporo Dome.

Marco Tilio secured the victory in the 80th, just a minute after coming off the bench.

Australia is top of Group C ahead Egypt and Spain, who drew 0-0 in the other game.

The Argentines won Olympic gold in 2004 and 2008. Australia's best showing was fourth place in 1992. (AP)


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