This morning, Brazil and Canada re-released the tournament in Tokyo 2020 women’s soccer fight in which she shined for the bronze medal at Rio 2016, as the Canadians won (2-1), thus opening the quarter-finals at Miyagi Stadium (08:00 GMT, 04: 00 in our country).
Brazil entered the knockout stage after defeating China (5-0) in its first appearance, drawing with the Netherlands (3-3) and beating Zambia (1-0) at the minimum, results that did not earn it the first place. The Dutch conquered by a greater difference in goals.
Canada’s baggage to reach the quarter-finals of these games was tighter than Brazil, but just as effective, since it started with a draw with Japan (1-1) in Zone E, minimally won over Chile (2-1) and tied in the latter. History vs Great Britain (1-1) already classified.
Many of the players who were in that match for the bronze will also be in attendance on Friday in Miyagi, as it looks like another big battle between the two teams where Kristen Sinclair and Marta Vieira will meet again. The Brazil captain has already scored three goals in the tournament, becoming the only player to score at five Olympic Games and achieve one of the two records within her reach at Tokyo 2020.
Holland on the way to the United States
After a hesitant start in these games, the four-time Olympic champion of the United States faces the women’s soccer quarter-finals, the stage of which she fell in Rio 2016, today against a great competitor like the Netherlands in Yokohama (11:00 GMT, 07:00 from Paraguay) .
In the first Class G appointment, the United States missed an opportunity to avenge the team that sent them home in the quarter-finals of the last Olympic event, falling abruptly with a resounding 3-0 win over Sweden, which ended a 44-game undefeated streak for the world champion Present. The United States overcame that defeat by defeating New Zealand (6-1) and closing the group stage in second place after a draw with Australia (0-0) that made both teams into the quarter-finals.
In addition to Canada, Brazil, the Netherlands and the United States, the quarter-finals were completed by Great Britain, Australia, Sweden and Japan.