NATIONS - Tokyo 2020: Gignac, the beast awakes

26.07.2021 02:55 of Desk TransferMarketWeb Twitter:    see readings
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NATIONS - Tokyo 2020: Gignac, the beast awakes
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Andree Pierre-Gignac scored a hat-trick this morning in the Tokyo Olympics. France was down three times in today's match against South Africa. Andre Pierre scored his first goal to tie the match at the  57th minute as they trailed 1-0. Minutes after, France trailing 2-1, Gignac scored a spectacular header to tie the match one again in the 78th minute. Shortly after, South Africa leads 3-2 and Gignac, once again, this time from the penalty spot ties for a third time in the game. The last minutes were intense a nail-biting finale. France swoops the win with an assist from the match player Andre Pierre-Gignac as he sets up fellow countrymen Teji Savanier. 

With the second week performance, Andre Pier-Gignac leads as top goal scorer of the tournament with 4 goals, followed by Richarlison of Brazil with 3.