Video: Spain’s Marco Asensio fires La Roja into Olympic final against Brazil with an extra-time wonder-strike

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It took until five minutes from the end of extra-time before there was a goal in the Japan v Spain Olympic Games semi-final football match, but when it arrived it was well worth waiting for.

Both teams were clearly tiring and no doubt had one eye on a potential penalty shoot-out, however, Real Madrid star, Asensio, managed to evade his marker for long enough to be able to send a magnificent curling shot past the outstretched arm of the Japan keeper to send Spain into the final against Brazil.

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