Australia vs Spain LIVE: Latest updates from Olympic Football


AUSTRALIA are surprise leaders of the Olympic Games’ Group of Death as they go into their second game against Spain.

The Aussies stunned Argentina 2-0 to top the group and can book their place in the quarter-finals with a win today.

  • Start time: 11.30am BST
  • TV/Live stream: Eurosport 5/Discovery+
  • Australia XI: Glover, Atkinson, Souttar, Peng, King, McGree, Metcalfe, Genreau, Wales, Arzani, Duke
  • Spain XI: Simon, Gil, Garcia, Torres, Cucurella, Zubimendi, Pedri, Soler, Puado, Olmo, Oyarzabal

Follow ALL the action with our live blog below…

What time does Australia vs Spain kick off?

  • Australia take on Spain on Sunday, July 25.
  • The match kicks off at 11.30am UK time – 7.30pm in Japan.
  • It will take place at the Sapporo Dome.

What TV channel is Australia vs Spain on and can I live stream it?

  • Australia vs Spain is live on Eurosport 5.
  • To stream the game live, head to the Eurosport Player or discover+.

Can I watch Australia vs Spain for free?

Team news

Oscar Mingueza looks set to sit this one out after pulling up injured against Egypt.

Jesus Vallejo is likely to be the replacement, as he was in the opening game.

Dani Ceballos also went off injured in the opening game and is set to be replaced by Carlos Soler or Jon Moncayola.

Rafa Mir may also earn a start after an ineffective opening game display from Mikel Oyarzabal.

Marco Tilio will hope for a start for Australia after coming on as a substitute to net the second goal against Argentina.

  • AUSTRALIA 0-0 SPAIN

    1. Spain get the game underway through Pedri!

    The Spaniards do, however, lose the ball rather quickly forcing Gil to stick a foot in.

    And the Spanish midfielder is booked early doors.

  • PEEEEEEEEEEEEP!

    AND WE’RE OFF IN JAPAN!

  • HERE COME THE TEAMS

    Both sets of players are making their way out onto the pitch ahead of kick-off!

    Spain have a really, really talented squad on display today…. the likes of Pedri, Olmo, Oyarzabal and Garcia all starting.

    Cue the national anthems….. Spain to go first!

  • SPAIN XI

    Simon; Gil, Garcia, Torres, Cucurella; Zubimendi, Soler; Puado, Pedri, Olmo; Oyarzabal.

  • AUSTRALIA XI

    Glover; Atkinson, Souttar, Deng, King; McGree, Genreau, Metcalfe; Arzani, Duke, Wales.

  • GOOD MORNING

    And welcome to the live blog for Australia vs Spain at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics!

    Spain have brought some heavy hitters from their Euro 2020 squad.

    So the Spanish are expected to reach the latter rounds of the competition, like they did at the Euros.

    Australia are, however, won’t be an easy task as they have some young talented players in their ranks.

    Stay tuned!

  • GOOD MORNING

    And welcome to the live blog for Australia vs Spain at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics!

    Another massive game on at the Games is expected to get underway imminently.

    Spain have taken some of their Euro 2020 stars, so they’re expected to get through the rounds rather easily.





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