The Egyptian team suffers the first loss in the Tokyo Olympics against Argentina (video) | A homeland tweeting outside the flock


Egypt suffered its first loss against Argentina, with a 1-0 victory, in the second round of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2021.

Argentina’s goal against Egypt

After the end of the first half of the match, which was characterized by strength and control between the two teams, which ended in a goalless draw between the two teams.

Argentina managed to beat the Egyptian team after a powerful shot by the player from inside the penalty area after hitting the crossbar in the 50th minute by Argentine player Marco Tellio.

The Egyptian team tried to reduce the result of the strong match against its rival, Argentina, after receiving the only goal of the match, but it failed to achieve this, so the meeting ended with the victory of the Argentine team with a clean goal without a response.

It is the first defeat that Egypt has received, the “Pharaohs”, after its success in imposing a goalless draw against Spain in the first round match of the Tokyo Olympics football competitions.

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Egypt squad

The coach of the Egyptian Olympic team, Shawky Gharib, entered the starting lineup against his rival, the Argentina national team, where he was goalkeeper Mohamed El-Shennawy.

In the line of defense came: Ahmed Aboul Fotouh, Ahmed Hegazy, Karim Fouad, Mahmoud Al Wensh, while in the midfield came both players, Akram Tawfiq, Imam Ashour, Ramadan Sobhi, Taher Mohamed Taher.

In the team’s offensive line, the trio played, Ahmed Yasser Rayan, Salah Mohsen, Nasser Mansi.

Argentina squad

Argentina coach Sergio Batista played a strong confrontation against his rival Egypt, where he was goalkeeper Jeremias Ledesma.

In the line of defense came: Hernan Della Fonte, Francesco Ortega, Nihan Perez, Lionel Musevich.

As for the midfield, Nicolas Capaldo, Fausto Vera, Santiago Columbato, Thomas Balmonti, while in the team’s attack, Augustin Arze, Ezequiel Barco, Ezequiel Bonci.

The Egyptian Olympic team will face its Australian counterpart next Wednesday in the third round of the Tokyo Olympics football competitions.

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