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Argentina beats Egypt 1-0 in men’s Olympic soccer

July 25, 2021 GMT
Argentina's Facundo Medina celebrates scoring his side's opening goal against Egypt during a men's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Sapporo, Japan. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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Argentina's Facundo Medina celebrates scoring his side's opening goal against Egypt during a men's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Sapporo, Japan. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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Argentina's Facundo Medina celebrates scoring his side's opening goal against Egypt during a men's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Sapporo, Japan. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Facundo Medina scored to give Argentina a 1-0 victory over Egypt in men’s Olympic soccer on Sunday.

The defender netted from a low shot seven minutes into the second half as Argentina recovered from its opening loss to Australia in Group C.

Argentina will face Spain on Wednesday while Egypt, which has one point, plays Australia.

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