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Ollyroos on the verge of a huge win against Argentina currently up 1-0 with just over 25 left.

They have never beaten a South American team at the Olympics and have only played a South American team twice which happens to be Argentina in 2004 & 2008 which they lost 1-0.

Hopefully they can hold on.
 

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How could they **** that up?!

2-on-1 with the keeper. That pass was shit.
 

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Would've been a screamer if he got that, but looked like he could've released the left winger with no one in front of him

They basically had a 3v1 and then just the keeper to beat
 

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Not sure he should have passed it TBH.

Decent effort from distance there.
 

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Australia getting a lot of chances here to create something here.

Hopefully they can close this one out.
 

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So what are the rules with soccer in the olympics.

They're like U23's or something, but there are limitations on how many professional players you can have isn't there??
 

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So what are the rules with soccer in the olympics.

They're like U23's or something, but there are limitations on how many professional players you can have isn't there??

I don't think there is provided they are within the age bracket. Teams are allowed to have a few over-age players.

However, because it's not recognized as a FIFA event, clubs are not obligated to release players.
 

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Australia top of the group.

Huge win for them. That's going to give them a huge confidence boost.
 

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What’s the go with the soccer? Olyroos not Socceroos? Is it a Jr. comp? Is it always a Jr. comp?
 

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What’s the go with the soccer? Olyroos not Socceroos? Is it a Jr. comp? Is it always a Jr. comp?

Olyroos is the U23's side. Arzani played for the Socceroos in the 2018 World Cup.

Pretty sure it's been U23's since '92.
 

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Olyroos is the U23's side. Arzani played for the Socceroos in the 2018 World Cup.

Pretty sure it's been U23's since '92.
Ah cool, I don’t know much about soccer. Beating Argentina is pretty good tho, I know that much haha
 

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Also shoutout to the Matilda's beating New Zealand 2-1.

They take on Sweden next Saturday 6PM AEST.
 

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Also Sunday at 6PM Boomers take on Nigeria in the first group match for Basketball.
 

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