IN THE OLYMPIC GAMES
Spain wins on the hour to Australia and dreams with the quarter-finals
Published:25/07/2021 - 14:25h
Updated:25/07/2021 - 14:42h
Spain won by 0-1 Australia by the second date of the group C of the Masculine Olympic tournament of Football. The Red arrived with the obligation to win after the tie in the debut in front of Egypt
The Spanish selection arrived to the second duel of the phase of groups in front of the combined Australian with the obligation to add the three points that allow him direct to the quarter-finals. A priori, The Red split like favourite to obtain a victory in search of the first place in the group.
To first hour, Argentina defeated to Egypt by the minimum, by what the group C had like leader to Australia, with three points; the Albiceleste was second, although with a party more, whereas Spain and Egypt were third and fourth after the tie between both in the first date.
The Barcelona presents in the eleven initial have been Pedri González and Éric García. In total, went five the variants of Luis de la Fuente regarding the first party in front of Egypt, to the detriment of Óscar Mingueza, the one who resulted lesionado in front of the selected of the noreste of Africa.
You brush in the first time
From the start of the commitment there was a big quantity of infringements. The first card arrived in the minute 3 and has been for Óscar Gil, with an obstruction. Spain continued trying carry danger, although the Socceroos also were near to annotate by means of Arzani, that won him the position to Gil conditioned by the caution.
Pedri Once again continued generating played: first, a pass between lines that Be used to could not control. More advance would dare with a volley from the semicírculo that detained the goalkeeper of the Australians, Glover. Oyarzábal Would try it later with a shot that did to shiver the crossbar.
Spain, angered by not sanctioning the infringements of the Australians, continued keeping the possession, as of habit, while the oceanic bet by the counterattacks. Pau Torres and Oyarzábal would follow trying open the marker with support of Pedri, but the so much did not arrive.
Puado And Be used to also followed rushing forward, but was missing precision in the shots. Luis de la Fuente asked them concentration and patience from the bench, something that surely will have reinforced during the technical talk before the second time, in which Spain needed to annotate.
Spain improved in the second time
The second half initiated unchanged in any of the two selections and with a similar rhythm: a Red insistent and dumped to the attack, although with something more than serenity on the field. Nevertheless, Australia also carried danger to the Spanish arch, but without so much frequency.
The cautions for the 'ausies' arrived to the minute 52, for McGree by an infringement on Being used to, and to the 57 to Duke after a manotazo to Pedri. Both will be absent in the party in front of Egypt, since they also were admonished in the first meeting in front of the selection of Argentina.
Pedri Was near to break the equality to the 53' after a centre of Cucurella, Oyarzábal followed suit a minute later, with a finish that it went above the goal. Passed the first-half of the party, Luis de la Fuente ordered the first change: it went out Puado and hinder Bryan Gil.
Australia played it to him with a double change, happening to have three players in the saga. McGree Tried it again in front of a Spain that needed to create more occasions to open the marker. To the 68', The Red entered a new modification: Soler left of the field to give entry to Asensio.
Again Oyarzábal and Bryan Gil looked for the first so much with help of Pedri, while Australia did other changes. Unai Simón, by his part, frustrated the Australian occasions, and Luis de la Fuente did a bet more when calling to Rafa Mir to substitute to the admonished Óscar Gil, limited by the yellow in the first time.
And the goal arrived
After a dangerous finish of the recently ingresado Rafa Mir after a pass of Asensio, arrived the longed for so much for Spain by part of Oyarzábal. The attacker of the Real Sociedad broke the parity to the minute 80 taking advantage of a centre of Asensio. Australia would do a change more to try equalise the actions to few minutes of the end. The Red kept the cold head near of the end in front of the despair of Australia. Even so, Unai Simón received a yellow card in the first minute of replacement.
Of this way, Spain turns into the leader in solitary of the group C, with four points, what plants it just above Australia and Argentina, that add a point each one. The next meeting of the directed by Luis de la Fuente will be in front of the Albiceleste, that needs to add to advance.