Japan stun Spain, Britain held
27 July 2012, 08:42
Japan produced the first upset of the Olympic Games when they beat
potential gold medallists Spain 1-0 while favourites Brazil survived a
scare before beating Egypt 3-2 on the opening day of the men's soccer
competition on Thursday.
Hosts Britain, making their first appearance at the Games for 52 years,
were denied a win in front of a 72 000 crowd at Old Trafford when
Senegal scored a late equaliser in a 1-1 draw.
Uruguay, back in the Games after an 84-year absence, came from behind to
beat a lively United Arab Emirates side 2-1 in the earlier game at Old
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