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Barcelona trio win silver at Tokyo Olympics

Brazil take gold after a 2-1 win in the final

Brazil v Spain: Gold Medal Match Men’s Football - Olympics: Day 15 Photo by Diego Souto/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

Barcelona trio Pedri, Eric Garcia and Oscar Mingueza claimed silver medals at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.

The three players were part of the Spain squad that made it all the way to the final only to be beaten 2-1 after extra-time in Yokohama.

Pedri and Garcia both started the game but could not prevent Brazil from retaining their Olympic title in Japan.

Brazil missed a penalty in the first half through Richarlison before taking the lead right on half-time when Cunha slooted home after good work from Dani Alves and Claudinho.

Spain equalized just after the hour when Mikel Oyarzabal volleyed home a cross from Carlos Soler at the back post.

La Roja almost nicked it in the 90 minutes but were twice denied by the woodwork which meant the game went into extra-time.

Brazil went on to take gold when Malcom (yes, that one) raced onto a ball from Antony and fired the ball into the far corner for the winner.

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