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Brazil vs Germany LIVE: 2020 Tokyo Olympics result, final score and reaction

Brazil’s Men soccer squad put together for Olympic debut towards Germany

After the Women’s match kicked off soccer on the 2020 Olympics on Wednesday – Team GB picking up an impressive victory – the Men’s occasion has adopted swimsuit on Thursday with Mexico and New Zealand among the many early winners.

Brazil served discover of their intent – and extra importantly their capability – to retain the Olympic Gold medal in males’s soccer with an impressive 4-2 victory over Germany on Thursday.

Five years in the past in Rio, these two sides met within the ultimate and it took a penalty shootout to separate them; right here in Yokohama there was an absolute gulf between them when it comes to high quality, regardless of the scoreline in some way wanting as if it was a fairly shut affair. And whereas it is just the primary match of six if Brazil plan to go all the best way as soon as extra and emulate Neymar, Marquinhos and Co, there have been few flaws on present – exterior of errant ending – to offer a sign of how rivals may upset them, even factoring in conceding twice.

Follow all of the response to Brazil towards Germany and the newest Olympics information from Tokyo 2020 beneath:

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Thomas spurred on by unhealthy reminiscences from Rio going into Olympic highway race

Geraint Thomas shall be spurred on by unhealthy reminiscences from Rio when he rides in Saturday’s Olympic highway race on Mount Fuji.

The Welshman – a double Olympic champion on the monitor – was wanting good for a medal within the highway race 5 years in the past earlier than touchdown in a gutter on the ultimate descent round 10km from the end line.

“I don’t lose sleep over it now, but it’s one of those things,” the 2018 Tour de France winner mentioned. “It was there for the taking almost, it was a great opportunity but that’s the way it goes.

“(Team psychiatrist) Steve Peters is always telling me life isn’t fair and you don’t always get what you deserve but it was super frustrating and obviously I’d love to put that right on Saturday.”

Dylan Terry22 July 2021 15:12

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Guinea pulls out of Olympics on account of Covid surge

Guinea have pulled out of the Olympic Games, citing a ‘resurgence of Covid variants’.

Minister of sports activities Sanoussy Bantama Sow mentioned: “Due to the resurgence of COVID variants, the government, concerned with preserving the health of Guinean athletes, has decided with regret to cancel Guinea’s participation in the 32nd Olympics scheduled for Tokyo.”

The determination means 5 of the nation’s athletes will no longer be competing on the Games.

Guinea are simply the second nation to withdraw from Tokyo 2020 on account of coronavirus, with the primary being North Korea.

Dylan Terry22 July 2021 15:05

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Brazil 4-2 Germany

Here is The Independent’s report on Brazil’s 4-2 win over Germany at Tokyo 2020.

Dylan Terry22 July 2021 14:33

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Full-time: Brazil 4-2 Germany

There’s the full-time whistle. Brazil seal an exciting 4-2 victory because the Germans fail to avenge their gold medal match defeat at Rio 2016.

A primary half hat-trick from Richarlison gave the Brazilians a snug lead on the break. Amiri and Ache hit again for a spirited Germany, who additionally had their captain Max Arnold despatched off.

But within the dying embers of the match substitute Paulinho netted a breakaway aim to place the sport to mattress and provides Brazil the right begin to the defence of their Olympic title.

Dylan Terry22 July 2021 14:28

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GOAL! Brazil 4-2 Germany (Paulinho, 90+4)

90+4 minutes: That will do it!

One easy go opens up a non-existent German defence. Paulinho scampers onto it, cuts it again onto his proper foot and rifles it into the highest nook.

Panic over for the Olympic champions.

Dylan Terry22 July 2021 14:24

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Tokyo 2020: Brazil 3-2 Germany

90+2 minutes: It’s all a bit scrappy within the dying moments of this match. Neither facet can preserve the ball for any prolonged time frame.

A frantic finish to a match that heading in direction of a totally comfy Brazil win.

Dylan Terry22 July 2021 14:22

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Tokyo 2020: Brazil 3-2 Germany

90 minutes: Germany almost caught upfield as Brazil break in numbers. It involves Cunha however but once more he waits too lengthy to get his shot off and Germany finally win a free-kick for a foul inside their very own penalty space.

Five minutes of added time to be performed.

Dylan Terry22 July 2021 14:20

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Tokyo 2020: Brazil 3-2 Germany

88 minutes: Douglas Luiz takes the free-kick from 30 yards out however it’s nicely excessive.

Germany lump it straight again up subject. The 10-men are giving it an actual go!

Dylan Terry22 July 2021 14:18

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Tokyo 2020: Brazil 3-2 Germany

86 minutes: All of a sudden Brazil look very involved certainly! Germany are livid after Henrichs seems to have gained the ball pretty however the referee blows for a free-kick.

Brazil seeking to take the sting out of the sport. Germany’s tails are up.

Dylan Terry22 July 2021 14:16

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