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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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