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Mexico vs. France: Mexico thrashes France and Spain held as men’s football competition kicks off at Tokyo 2020

After a stalemate within the first half, targets from Alexis Vega, Sebastian Cordova, Uriel Antuna, and Eduardo Aguirre gave the Mexicans the proper begin to their Olympic journey.

France, with out a lot of its greatest stars after their participation in Euro 2020, did discover a aim via Andre-Pierre Gignac however should now decide themselves up after a humiliating defeat in Group A’s opening sport.

Montes Cesar of Mexico competes for the ball with Kolo Muani Randal of France.

Meanwhile in Group C, Spain was held to a goalless draw by Egypt regardless of boasting an array of attacking expertise.

Unlike many groups at this 12 months’s Olympics, Spain has included members of the Euro 2020 squad that reached the semifinals of the competition. Among them is teenage sensation Pedri as nicely as RB Leipzig star Dani Olmo.

However, it could not discover a well past a resolute Egyptian protection.

Elsewhere, New Zealand beat South Korea 1-0 to take the early lead in Group B and Ivory Coast beat Saudi Arabia 2-1 in Group D.

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