Japan JAP
2
Take Kubo 5', Ritsu Doan 11' (p)
Mexico MEX
1
Piojo 84', Johan Vásquez 67'
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Japan U23 vs Mexico U23: times, TV and how to watch online

All the information you need on how and where to watch Japan U23 take on Mexico U23 in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games soccer tournament on Sunday.

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Japan U23 vs Mexico U23: times, TV and how to watch online

Both host nation Japan and Mexico come into Sunday's Saitama group A clash on the back of a winning start at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Mexico were impressive in their 4-1 win over France as Japan saw off South Africa with a solitary goal from Take Kubo enough for the 'Blue Samurai' to start with maximum points.

Japan U23 vs Mexico U23 live online: scores, stats and updates, Tokyo Olympics.

Speaking after the Japan win, head coach Moriyasu stated: "although we struggled to find ways to score a goal, the players showcased great patience to book a win, we will need to keep our cool and continue to play with composure in our upcoming matches.

Sin tituloJapan's forward Takefusa Kubo (R) speaks with Japan's coach Hajime Moriyasu after scoring the opening goal during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games men's group A first round football match between Japan and South Africa at Tokyo Stadium in Tokyo on July 22, 2021. (Photo by Mariko Ishizuka / AFP)

What time does Japan-Mexico kick off?

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games soccer match between Japan and Mexico will kick off at the Saitama Stadium, on Sunday 25 July 2021 at 7:00 am EDT and 4:00 am PDT.

That’s 13:00 am CEST and 12:00 am UK time.

Find out what time Japain-Mexico starts if you’re elsewhere in the world.

Soccer Football - Men - Group A - Mexico v FranceTokyo 2020 Olympics - Soccer Football - Men - Group A - Mexico v France - Tokyo Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - July 22, 2021. Alexis Vega of Mexico celebrates scoring their first goal with Diego Lainez of Mexico and Carlos Rodriguez of Mexico REUTERS/Edgar Su

Where can I watch Japan-Mexico in the US and UK?

In the US and UK, the following television channels and online services will be broadcasting the Japan-Mexico match:

US: Telemundo Deportes En Vivo, NBCOlympics.com, USA Network, NBC Sports App, Telemundo.

UK: EuroSport Player UK, BBC Red Button, EuroSport 1 UK, discovery+.

Find out who is showing Japan-Mexico elsewhere in the world.

Japan-Mexico: live AS English coverage

You’ll also be able to follow live-text coverage of Japan-Mexico right here at AS English. We'll be building up to the game from about an hour ahead of kick-off, before taking you through the action as it unfolds.

Standings

Grupo A PT PJ PG PE PP
1 3 1 1 0 0
2 3 1 1 0 0
3 3 2 1 0 1
4 0 2 0 0 2
Grupo A PT PJ PG PE PP
1 3 1 1 0 0
2 3 1 1 0 0
3 3 2 1 0 1
4 0 2 0 0 2