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Mexico advances to quarterfinals in Olympic men's soccer

2021-07-28T14:13:56.952Z

The Mexican men's soccer team defeated South Africa 3 goals to 0 on Tuesday at the Tokyo Olympics and thus advances to the quarterfinals.



(CNN Spanish) -

The Mexican men's soccer team defeated South Africa 3 goals to 0 on Tuesday at the Tokyo Olympics and thus advances to the quarterfinals.


Alexis Vega, Luis Romo and Henry Martin scored for Mexico.

Now the men's team will have to face Korea this Saturday, July 31 at 6:00 am Central Mexico time.

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It is the second win for the men's team at the Olympics.

In their debut in Tokyo they beat the French team 4-1.

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Mexico's Under 24 soccer team debuted with a resounding victory at the opening of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. With a great demonstration of soccer and goals from Alexis Vega, Sebastián Córdova, Uriel Antuna and Eduardo Aguirre, they beat their team 4-1 similar from France.

Gignac discounted for the French team.

(Credit: Dan Mullan / Getty Images)

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Mexican midfielder Sebastián Córdova (top left) celebrates with his teammate Henry Martín, after scoring the second goal during the debut of "Tri" against France in Group A of the Tokyo Olympic Games, at the Stadium of the Japanese capital this July 22, 2021 (Credit: FRANCK FIFE / AFP)

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Alexis Vega, # 11 of the Mexican "Tri" celebrates, kissing his shirt, next to his teammates Carlos Rodríguez, # 8 and Diego Lainez, # 10, after scoring his team's first goal during the men's first round match Group A soccer match between Mexico and France, at the opening of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics (Credit: Dan Mullan / Getty Images)

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Uriel Antuna # 15 of the Mexican team runs with the ball in the debut of "Tri" against France in Group A of the Tokyo Olympics (Credit: Dan Mullan / Getty Images)

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Alexis Vega # 11 of Mexico scores his team's first goal against France, in the debut of "Tri" against France in Group A of the Tokyo Olympics (Credit: Dan Mullan / Getty Images)

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The victory embrace of the Mexican team after the debut of "Tri" against France in Group A of the Tokyo Olympics (Credit: Dan Mullan / Getty Images)

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Mexico's forward Henry Martin (L) vies with France's defender Modibo Sagnan during the Group A match of the Tokyo Olympics (Credit: FRANCK FIFE / AFP via Getty Images)

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France's midfielder Teji Savanier reacts to the defeat after the game against Mexico at the Tokyo Olympics (Credit: MARIKO ISHIZUKA / AFP via Getty Images)

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Mexico forward Eduardo Aguirre celebrates after scoring a goal in the match against France at the Olympic Games in Tokyo (Credit: MARIKO ISHIZUKA / AFP via Getty Images)

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Australian referee Chris Beath checks the condition of France midfielder Alexis Beka Beka during the game against Mexico at the Tokyo Olympics (Credit: FRANCK FIFE / AFP via Getty Images)

Against Japan the 'Tri' fell 2-1.

This is how the quarterfinal crosses in Olympic football look like:

Spain vs.

Ivory Coast


Japan vs.

New Zealand


Brazil vs.

Egypt


Mexico vs.

South Korea

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Source: cnnespanol

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