Asensio leads Spain to the Tokyo final after beating Japan in a killer time (video) | A homeland tweeting outside the flock


Spanish superstar Marco Asensio led his country to the Tokyo Olympics after defeating Japan, which hosts the Tokyo 2021 Olympics, with a goal in deadly overtime.

Spain and Asensio

Spaniard Marco Asensio scored the winning goal and qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics with a goal in the 115th minute, the player scored in a superb way to the left of the Japan goalkeeper after a beautiful cross from inside the penalty area through Oyarzabal.

The match witnessed excitement and strength between the two teams throughout the match minutes, with a negative tie hanging over the result of the match in the original time of the match.

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It is the third time that the host team Japan has reached the semi-finals of the Olympic Games, after its rise in the 1968 Olympics in Mexico and the London 2012 Olympics, but it failed to reach the final round.

Spanish coach Luis de la Forente played in a starting lineup against his rival Japan in the semi-finals, where he was goalkeeper Unai Simon.

In the defense line came: Oscar Mingueza, Eric Garcia, Pau Torres, Juan Miranda, while in the midfield came Carlos Soler, Marco Asensio, Pedri Gonzalez.

As for the team’s attack, the coach relied on the trio, Dani Olmo, Mikel Oyarzabal, Rafa Mir.

Japan coach Makoto Teguramori entered the match with a starting lineup against his rival Spain, where Keisuke Osako was goalkeeper.

In the defense line, Maya Yoshida, Takehiro Tomiyasu, Hiroki Sakai, Daiki Hashioka, while in the midfield came Koji Miyoshi, Takefusa Kubo, Utanaka.

While in the team’s attack, he played: Ritsu Doan, Ayase Ueda, Yuta Nakayama.

Thus, Spain will face Spain in the final of the Tokyo Olympics 2021, against Brazil, the former gold medalist in the 2016 Rio Olympics, in a match of strength and excitement between the two teams.

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