Mexico Vs. Brazil, 2012 Olympics: Hulk Scores, But Mexico Take Gold Regardless

Well that made things interesting. Mexico managed to keep a 2-0 lead into stoppage time, but their defence went completely AWOL as soon as the clock hit ninety minutes and Hulk make them pay, racing onto a long ball forward, bypassing a completely square back line and slipping a shot past Jesus Corona to make it 2-1 and making it seem that the game might be back on.

It's probably too little too late from the Selecao -- it is too little too late from the Selecao. Oscar had one final chance, an unmarked header from close range which ended up flying wide, and then Mark Clattenburg blew for full time. Mexico are gold medal winners at the London Olympics, and it would be churlish to suggest that it wasn't deserved. Brazil will have to settle for their third silver medal. They've never won gold, and the they were a long way from earning one with their performance at Wembley today.