SPAIN begin their Olympic challenge with a clash against Egpyt in Sapporo.
With a host of youthful talent, the Spanish are one of the favourites to take the gold medal this summer.
Pedri is in the Olympic squad with Spain favourites to win gold[/caption]
When is Egypt vs Spain?
- The first group stage match for each of these nations will be held on Thursday, July 22.
- Kick-off is at 8.30am BST.
- Stick with us here on SunSport where we will be running a live blog for this game from 7am.
Which TV channel and live stream can I watch it on?
You can catch this game live on the Eurosport Player or Discovery+.
Both are subscription streaming only services, with apps available on the Play Store or App Store.
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What is the team news?
Mo Salah is not in the Egyptian squad after Liverpool were reluctant to release their star man ahead of their pre-season schedule.
The three over-23 names in the Egpyt squad are Mohamed El-Shennawy, former West Brom defender Ahmed Hegazy and Mahmoud Hamdy.
Spain’s star-studded squad includes Pedri, who lit up Euro 2020 with his playmaking talent.
Wolves’ Rafa Mir is also on the plane, along with former Arsenal loanee Dani Ceballos.