Olympic soccer games today:
The quarter-finals of the men’s Olympic soccer tournament will take place on Saturday, a day after the women’s quarter-finals provided a spectacular opening to the knockout round of 16.
The men’s calendar is marked by the favorites, Spain and Brazil, who will both be favored over their African opponents, Ivory Coast and Egypt. Host nation Japan is expected to advance to New Zealand, and 2012 gold medalist Mexico will love their chances of reaching the semi-finals against South Korea.
Going forward, the Olympic soccer winner of Brazil vs Egypt match will face South Korea or Mexico in a semi-final. Japan or New Zealand will meet Spain or Côte d’Ivoire in the other semi-final. All four semi-finalists are guaranteed a medal match: either in the gold/silver tournament final or in the bronze medal match for third place.
Saturday, July 31 (Men’s Quarter-finals)
PLUS: Top goal scorers | Men’s Soccer Calendar | Final classification of men’s groups
|Match||Time (ET)||tv channels||Flux|
|QF 1: Spain vs. Ivory Coast||4 a.m.||NBCSN||fuboTV|
|QF 2: Japan vs. New Zealand||5 a.m.||USA network (in progress 5h30)||fuboTV|
|QF 3: Brazil vs. Egypt||6 o’clock in the morning||To be determined|
|QF 4: South Korea vs. Mexico||7h00||American network||fuboTV|
Women’s Olympic Soccer Tournament
The women have started and the semi-finals are now set with the United States to assume Canada and Sweden move forward to face Australia. All four teams are guaranteed to play for a medal. It should be noted that three of the four semi-finalists are from Group G.
No. 8 Canada ousted No.7 Brazil in the quarter-finals after a spectacular penalty shootout that followed a 0-0 draw. Goalkeeper Stéphanie Labbe made two consecutive saves to send Brazil home.
n ° 5 Sweden continued their strong tournament with a convincing 3-1 victory over host Japan, as Stina Blackstenius and Kosovare Asllani got the go-ahead.
And n ° 9 Australia qualified for their first Olympic Soccer semi-final after a savage 4-3 victory over Great Britain. Sam Kerr was the hero with two goals, including the match winner. The Matilda will face Sweden in the semi-final.
Best ranked USWNT needed a penalty shootout to beat the Netherlands after a 2-2 draw in regular time and extra time. Goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher made two shootout saves to help the United States advance to the medal round.
Friday July 30 (Women’s Quarter-finals)
PLUS: Calendar and final ranking of women’s soccer
How to watch Olympic football in the United States and Canada
- TV Channels (United States): NBCSN, USA Network, Olympic Channel
- Spanish language television (United States): Telemundo, Universe
- Streams (United States): fuboTV, NBCOlympics.com, NBC Sports app, Telemundo Deportes app, TelemundoDeportes.com
- TV Channels (Canada): CBC, TSN, Sportsnet
- Spanish language television (Canada): Telelatin (TLN)
- Streams (Canada): CBC Gem, CBC.ca, CBC Olympics app
UNITED STATES: Television coverage of select matches in the men’s and women’s football tournaments will be broadcast by five channels of the NBC family of networks, in English and Spanish. Each football match of the two events will be broadcast on NBCOlympics.com (English), TelemundoDeportes.com (Spanish), the NBC Sports app and the Telemundo Deportes app with user authentication (verification of cable / satellite subscription ).
The NBC and Telemundo TV network families are also available on fuboTV (7 day free trial): NBC, NBCSN, USA Network, CNBC, Olympic Channel, Golf Channel, Telemundo and Universo.
Canada: Coverage of the Olympic Soccer Games in Canada is provided by CBC and its partners TSN and Sportsnet through a multitude of platforms. Olympic Soccer events will be streamed for free through the CBC Gem streaming service, CBC’s Tokyo 2020 dedicated website, and the CBC Olympics app. Specifically for football, Telelatino (TLN) will broadcast men’s and women’s football coverage and daily recaps.