Australia Shocks Argentina 2-0 In Men’s Olympic Soccer
SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Two-time Olympic men’s soccer champion Argentina has been stunned 2-0 by Australia in their opening game at the Tokyo Games.
In its first Olympic match since 2008, Australia took the lead through Lachlan Wales’ tap-in the 14th minute at the Sapporo Dome.
Marco Tilio secured the victory in the 80th, just a minute after coming off the bench.
Australia is top of Group C ahead Egypt and Spain, who drew 0-0 in the other game.
The Argentines won Olympic gold in 2004 and 2008.