Mexico thrashes France and Spain held as men's football competition kicks off at Tokyo 2020
July 22, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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CHOFU, JAPAN - JULY 22: Montes Cesar #3 of Mexico competes for the ball with Kolo Muani Randal #18 of France in the Men's First Round Group A match between Mexico and France during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Tokyo Stadium on July 22, 2021 in Chofu, Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Zhizhao Wu/Getty Images)
Mexico beat France 4-1 on Wednesday as the men's football tournament kicked off at Tokyo 2020.
(CNN)Mexico beat France 4-1 on Wednesday as the men's football tournament kicked off at Tokyo 2020.
France, without many of its biggest stars after their participation in Euro 2020, did find a goal through Andre-Pierre Gignac but must now pick themselves up after a humiliating defeat in Group A's opening game.
Unlike many teams at this year's Olympics, Spain has included members of the Euro 2020 squad that reached the semifinals of the competition.