RELIVE: Egypt vs Spain (Bronze medal contest, Tokyo Olympic Games)

Ahram Online , Saturday 7 Aug 2021

Ahram Online provided live updates of Egypt's clash against Spain in the Tokyo 2020 bronze medal contest

 Mohamed Shebib
Egypt s Mohamed Shebib makes a shot during the men s semifinal handball match between France and Egypt at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Full time: Egypt 31-33 Spain

The referee blows his final whistle, Egypt miss out on a historic bronze medal after a 33-31 loss to Spain. Thanks for following our live updates! 

28' Spain's Guardiola is red-carded. 

27' Spain claim a two-goal lead in the last three minutes. 

25' Egypt finally score from the wing to go level again. 

23' Egypt are still unable to go ahead. 

19' It's now a breathtaking affair as Egypt and Spain go neck and neck! 

17' Spain keeper De Vargas saves from Yehia El-Deraa. 

16' Spain's Guardiola is given a two-minute suspension.

13' Mamdouh Hashem's effort strikes the post! 

13' Keeper Karim Hendawi makes a save, giving Egypt the chance to go ahead. 

12' Egypt level the score again at 23-23. 

9' Spain restore their two-goal advantage. 

7' Keeper Karim Hendawi blocks a penalty and Egypt go level. 

6' Ahmed Hesham wastes what would have been an equaliser and Spain restore their two-goal lead. 

4' Yehia Khaled scores from a fast-break as Egypt narrow the gap to one goal. 

3' Spain are still in the lead in the early stages of the second half. 

The second half is underway 

The referee blows his halftime whistle, Spain are leading 19-16! 

28' Spain's Sanchez is given a two-minute suspension. 

25' Egypt are two men down as Ahmed Hashem is given a two-minute suspension.

24' El-Ahmar converts the third penalty for Egypt. 

22' Egypt's Sanad is given a two-minute suspension. 

21' Egypt need to improve their defence as Spain score far too easily!

18' Neither Egypt nor Spain are able to claim a comfortable advantage. It's a tight affair! 

15' El-Ahmar converts another penalty for Egypt. 

15' Spain's Guardiola is given a two-minute suspension. 

14' El-Ahmar converts Egypt's first penalty. 

12' Egypt's defence is easily breached as Spain go ahead. 

9' Egypt keeper El-Tayar denies a fast-break for Spain!

8' El-Ahmar scores following a great feint! 

5' Spain waste their effort as Egypt have a chance to go ahead for the first time. 

3' Ahmed El-Ahmar scores Egypt's first goal after two wasted efforts. 

The match is underway 

Egypt will be seeking to win its first ever Olympic medal in a team sport as the handball side face Spain in the bronze medal contest.


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