London Olympics 2012 Football Final: Mexico stun Brazil to win gold
Zeenews Sports Bureau
London: Final Score: Mexico 2 : 1 Brazil
It’s done and dusted! Mexico have won their first Olympics gold in football. The crowd at the Wembley stadium has gone berserk!
93RD minute: Oscar misses an easy chance! That was an open goal. His header went wide.
Goal by Brazil! And Brazil finally score their first goal in the stoppage time. In the 91st minute, Hulk strikes! Can they come up with an equalizer?
86th minute: Mexico’s hero of the day Oribe Peralta is taken off to huge cheer from the crowd. He has done his job and his team, his fans should be extremely proud of his effort.
Marco Fabian took a freekick from the right flank which neatly landed over Peralta who did the rest. Mexico are cruising to their first Olympic gold!
75th minute: GOOOAAALLL! Mexico are now leading by 2-0. Brilliant header by O. Peralta, he is weaving magic in the crucial match for his side.
69th minute; Mexicans are denied a second goal as Oribe Peralta shot is off-side.
64th minute: The Mexicans have given away the opportunity to take a 2-0 lead. They won’t get a much easier opportunity to score. They just had to target the goal post, Marco Fabian failed as he hit the bar. Brazil should consider themselves extremely lucky!
58th minute: Yellow card for I Jimenez
57th minute: Winger Aquino is taken off and in comes Miguel Ponce.
Neymar makes another good move in the 50th minute. Fails to deliver a good kick.
Reymar makes a good attempt, not good enough for an equalizer.
The play has resumed. We should see more aggression from Brazil in the second half.
In the 45th minute, Brazil once again created an opportunity but couldn’t convert it to a goal. They are taking their chances and are slowly getting in the rhythm.
In the 42 minute a yellow card was shown to Marcelo.
The Brazilian players are slowly looking to create opportunities for themselves. In the 40th minute, they managed to breach the Mexican defence but couldn’t score a goal.
Oribe Peralta's goal was the fastest goal in Olympic football final history.
Mexico have scored the first Goal! What a start for Mexico! Oribe Peralta scores the first goal of the match.