BRAZIL are defending their Olympic soccer gold medal towards Spain as the 2 strongest squads within the competitors face off.
The Brazilians, captained by Dani Alves, wanted penalties to get previous a Mexico B staff after a goalless draw and can hope to see a bit extra from their strikeforce within the last.
Richarlison is on the verge of successful the Golden BootCredit: Reuters
Defender Pau Torres is prone to be key to Spain’s chancesCredit: Reuters
Spain had been additionally made to work arduous for a spot within the last, leaving it till the final 5 minutes of additional time to beat Japan 1-0 by way of an excellent Marco Asensio strike.
What time does Brazil vs Spain kick off?
Brazil tackle Spain on Saturday, August 7.
The match kicks off at 12.30pm.
It is going to be performed on the Yokohama Worldwide Stadium, the place Brazil beat Germany within the 2002 World Cup last.
Brazil final met Spain within the Olympic Video games in 1976, once they ran out 2-1 winners.
What TV channel is Brazil vs Spain on and may I dwell stream it?
Brazil vs Spain is ready to be an online-only occasion within the UK.
To stream the match dwell, head to the Eurosport Participant or discovery+.
Richarlison is prime scorer for Brazil with 5 targets and is nearly sure to start out in a entrance three for the Olympic last.
Paulinho, Claudinho and Antony are prone to begin behind the Everton man, with Matheus Cunha set to overlook out by way of harm.
Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa and Arsenal goal Bruno Guimaraes are prone to retain their positions as holding midfielders.
And the again 4 of Guilherme Arana, Diego Carlos, Nino and Dani Alves hasn’t modified as soon as in the course of the event, so ought to stay the identical.
Spain boss Luis de la Fuente has a pleasant choice drawback as he decides whether or not to stay with quarter-final hat-trick hero Rafa Mir in his beginning line-up or revert to Asensio.
Unai Simon, who additionally retains purpose for the senior Spain staff, can win the Golden Glove with a clear sheet within the last, as can Brazil reverse quantity Santos.
Martin Zubimendi, Pedri and Mikel Merino are all set to start out in midfield.
Skilled defenders Pau Torres and Eric Garcia ought to retain their spots at centre-back.
In the meantime at full-back De La Fuente will select between protecting Marc Cucurella and Oscar Gil within the line-up or reverting to the quarter-final pairing of Juan Miranda and Oscar Mingueza.
Dani Alves* (c)
Unai Simon (GK)
Alvaro Fernandez (GK)
Ivan Villar (GK)
Jesus Vallejo (c)
To win in 90 minutes
To win the gold medal
*Odds from Betfair appropriate as of Thursday, August 5