Olyroos stun Argentina 2-0 to kick off Tokyo Olympics campaign

Olyroos stun Argentina 2-0 to kick off Tokyo Olympics campaign

Two-time Olympic men's football champion Argentina has been stunned 2-0 by Australia in their opening game at the Tokyo Games on Thursday. In its first Olympic game since 2008, Australia took the lead through Lachlan Wales' tap-in the 14th minute at the Sapporo Dome. Teen sensation Marco Tilio secured the victory in the 80th, just a minute after coming off the bench, with a sensational pearler from the edge of the box. The win rockets Australia to the top of Group C ahead of Egypt and Spain, who drew 0-0 in the other game. It puts them in strong stead to progress through to the knockout stage and heralds a new era in Australian Olympic football. OLYMPICS LIVE BLOG: HOW DAY TWO UNFOLDED FOR AUSTRALIA Terrigal-born Wales was the first to net in the opening stages of the match when he turned a stray ball goalward from the six-yard box. But it was perhaps Tilio's stunning effort from outside the box that stole the headlines late in the match. "It really is a dream come true to win this match," …
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