Jul 31, 2021 –
Spain took advantage of Ivory Coast‘s weak defense in the second half to send their quarterfinals into overtime, where they finished their comeback with a 5-2 win to secure their place in the semifinals Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Nothing seemed to be going according to plan Spain how Luis de la Fuente had to replace Oscar Mingueza with Jesus Vallejo The Barcelona defender sustained another injury just 10 minutes later.
Spain‘s forced substitution took place shortly before one Ivory Coast Corner kick, one taken by Max Gradelwho have set up Eric Bailly at the start of your team.
From the source‘s men dominated the ball after the goal, pushed forward in search of an equalizer and managed to equalize after half an hour Dani Olmo.
In the meantime, Unai simon was brilliant in goal before the break and made some breathtaking saves to prevent Cheick Timite and Youssouf Dao and keep Spain in the game.
Spain her comeback almost ended just before the break when Mikel Oyarzabal shot a brilliant volley, but his goal was excluded in advance due to offside.
the Red one came back shortly before a goal after the break, but Mikel Mireno was unlucky and hit the crossbar with great effort from the edge of the penalty area.
Oyarzabal missed a huge chance to meet the winner at the 89th tick of the clock and Gradel then netted the apparent winner a minute after stoppage time, but Rafa Mir benefited from a terrible mistake in the Ivory Coast two minutes later, 58 seconds after he stepped on the field, to equalize the game.
The duel went into overtime during this time Bailly handled the ball inside Ivory Coast‘s box and awarded a penalty that was converted by Oyarzabal.
Ivory Coast collapsed after Oyarzabal‘s goal how To me used a fourth to bring the game to bed Spain. Then he completed his hat trick late in the second half of extra time to book the Red onePlace in the semifinals, where they will compete against each other Japan.