Tokyo Olympic men’s soccer final: Brazil win gold medal, Spain lost in extra time.


Tokyo Olympic men’s soccer final: Brazil have successfully defended their Olympic men’s soccer gold medal after a 2-1 victory over Spain in extra time at International Stadium Yokohama on Saturday.
The Selecao started off strong, with Matheus Cunha and Malcom scoring the first two goals of the game before Mikel Oyarzabal equalized for Spain to keep things exciting. The match went into overtime when Neymar was red carded; Casemiro scored Brazil’s second goal moments later as they claimed back-to-back victories against now three consecutive losses by Sergio Ramos’ Spanish side – who will be playing without any captains next year following David Silva stepping down from his role Sunday morning due to injury worries (via Goal).

The tournament’s top scorer, Richarlison of Brazil, was denied by the post in his first penalty attempt and had a chance to put Brazil out of sight inside regulation time. Luckily for him (and Andre Jardine), Cunha took advantage on some sloppy Spanish defending just before half-time with one touch from open play which gave them their 1 – 0 lead at full time.

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