Egypt and New Zealand tie 1-1 in Olympic soccer

Egypt and New Zealand played to a 1-1 tie in Group C of the

men’s Olympic soccer tournament on Sunday.

New Zealand forward Chris Wood gave his team the lead from in

front of the goal after a corner in the 17th minute at Old

Trafford, and Egypt forward Mohamed Salah equalized from close

range following a counterattack in the 40th.

Both teams had chances at the end but couldn’t capitalize.

Egypt and New Zealand lost their opening matches and will need

victories in the final round to advance. New Zealand will face

Brazil and Egypt will play Belarus.