2012 Olympics

Brazil 1-2 Mexico – Highlights

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Brazil 1-2 Mexico – Highlights

Mexico won the Olympic men’s football title for the first time when they stunned favourites Brazil 2-1 in front of 86,162 fans at Wembley Stadium. Oribe Peralta put Mexico ahead after 28 seconds and added their second in the 75th minute with a header before Hulk replied for Brazil in stoppage time. With seconds remaining […]

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Korea Republic 0-3 Brazil – Highlights

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Korea Republic 0-3 Brazil – Highlights

Brazil’s dream of winning an elusive Olympic football gold came a step closer when they thrashed South Korea 3-0 in the semi-finals at Old Trafford. The victory sets up a title decider against Mexico at Wembley Stadium on Saturday after the Mexicans beat Japan 3-1 in the earlier last four clash. Brazil, whose obsession with […]

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Mexico 3-1 Japan – Highlights

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Mexico 3-1 Japan – Highlights

Mexico reached the men’s Olympic football final for the first time when they came from behind to beat a tired looking Japan 3-1 before more than 82,000 fans at Wembley Stadium on Tuesday and will face Brazil in Saturday’s showpiece. Goals from Marco Fabian, Oribe Peralta and Javier Cortes, who had only been on the […]

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GBR 1-0 Uruguay – Highlights

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GBR 1-0 Uruguay – Highlights

Great Britain sealed their place in the quarter-finals with a 1-0 win in Cardiff that knocked Uruguay out of the Olympics. With Ryan Giggs dropped to the bench, Craig Bellamy took over the captain’s armband and was a rare shining light in a poor first half. Uruguay had chances, but it was the British who […]

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Brazil 3-0 New Zealand – Highlights

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Brazil 3-0 New Zealand – Highlights

Internacional striker Leandro Damiao inspired 10-man Brazil to comfortable Group C victory over New Zealand to send them into the quarter-finals with a 100% record. The 23-year-old set up midfielder Danilo to open the scoring and then claimed his second of the tournament before the break, with Tottenham’s Sandro adding a third in the second […]

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Spain 0-1 Honduras – Highlights

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Spain 0-1 Honduras – Highlights

Striker Jerry Bengtson dumped Spain out of the Olympics as Honduras pulled off a major shock at St James’ Park. The 25-year-old’s seventh-minute header, his third goal in two games, ensured that the Spaniards, whose senior team are reigning World and European champions, will go home early following an opening defeat by Group D leaders […]

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Mexico 2-0 Gabon – Highlights

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Mexico 2-0 Gabon – Highlights

Tottenham playmaker Giovani dos Santos was Mexico’s hero with both goals in their Olympic Games Group B clash with Gabon at the City of Coventry Stadium. Giovani, who struggled to earn a place under Harry Redknapp at White Hart Lane, was introduced as a second-half substitute and broke the deadlock after 63 minutes. He then […]

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GBR 3-1 UAE – Highlights

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GBR 3-1 UAE – Highlights

Scott Sinclair and Daniel Sturridge gave watching England manager Roy Hodgson a nudge as Great Britain’s first Olympic win since 1960 sent them top of Group A. After Ryan Giggs had become the oldest goalscorer in Olympic history, GB required a rather more youthful duo to drag them out of a hole after Rashed Eisa […]

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Senegal 2-0 Uruguay – Highlights

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Senegal 2-0 Uruguay – Highlights

Ten-man Senegal blew Group A wide open with a shock win over highly-fancied Uruguay at Wembley. Impressive teenager Moussa Konate scored twice, either side of Abdoulaye Ba’s first-half dismissal. And in a match littered with fouls – and five more yellow cards – Senegal kept the World Cup semi-finalists at arms’ length, with Luis Suarez […]

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Brazil 3-1 Belarus – Highlights

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Brazil 3-1 Belarus – Highlights

Brazil defeated Belarus 3-1 in their Olympics Group C match at Old Trafford. Alexandre Pato, Neymar and Oscar scored for Brazil while Renan Bressan scored the only goal for Belarus. Belarus took the lead early in the match but the Brazilians fought back in a very interesting match to watch. The scoreline does not reflect […]

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Brazil 3-2 Egypt (Olympics) – Highlights

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Brazil 3-2 Egypt (Olympics) – Highlights

New Chelsea signing Oscar played a starring role as Brazil were forced to fend off a brave fightback from Egypt at the Millennium Stadium. Oscar set up Rafael and Leandro Damiao for the first two Brazil goals, before Neymar made it 3-0 at half-time in front of a crowd of 26,812, greater than the attendance […]

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Great Britain 1-1 Senegal (Olympics) – Highlights

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Great Britain 1-1 Senegal (Olympics) – Highlights

Great Britain’s Olympic dreams suffered an unexpected setback at Old Trafford as Moussa Konate’s late equaliser for Senegal denied them victory. Craig Bellamy put the hosts in front with a clinical volley early in the contest, but Stuart Pearce’s men were then pushed onto the back foot by the Africans’ ultra-physical approach, which largely went […]

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Honduras 2-2 Morocco (Olympics) – Highlights

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Honduras 2-2 Morocco (Olympics) – Highlights

A second-half double from Jerry Bengston wasn’t enough to hand Honduras only their second ever win in the Olympic Games as 10-man Morocco held on for a 2-2 draw at Hampden Park. The Africans enjoyed the better of the opening period and went ahead seven minutes before half-time thanks to a sweetly struck volley from […]

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Gabon 1-1 Switzerland (Olympics) – Highlights

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Gabon 1-1 Switzerland (Olympics) – Highlights

Pierre Aubameyang denied ten-man Switzerland an opening Group B victory as Gabon claimed a hard-fought point. St Etienne striker Aubameyang cancelled out Admir Mehmedi’s twice-taken penalty with a neat finish as the half-time whistle approached. Switzerland could hardly have got off to a better start after the lively Innocent Emeghara was felled by defender Henri […]

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United Arab Emirates 1-2 Uruguay (Olympics) – Highlights

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United Arab Emirates 1-2 Uruguay (Olympics) – Highlights

Uruguay came from behind in their opening game of the London Olympics as they beat United Arab Emirates 2-1. UAE took a shock lead through skipper Ismaeil Matar midway through the first-half and for a time they threatened to extend their advantage, but Uruguay battled back. They were level on 42 minutes when Luis Suarez […]

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