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Brazil begins gold defence with match against Germany

Brazil begins gold defence with match against Germany

By Naveel Krishant
Thursday 22/07/2021
Dani Alves. [image: Brazil Football]

Brazilian Menโ€™s Football Team begins its defence of the Olympic title with a rematch of the 2016 gold-medal match against Germany tonight.

The teams played to a 1-1 draw in Rio de Janeiro, with Brazil prevailing in a shootout to win its first gold medal.

Neymar, who scored the goal in the final for Brazil isn't with the team this year.

Veteran Dani Alves, Everton's Richarlison and Arsenalโ€™s Gabriel Martinelli are expected to feature for Brazil.

Brazil will play Germany at 11.30 tonight.

In other menโ€™s matches New Zealand will play South Korea at 8pm while Mexico will take on France at the same time.

Egypt battles Spain at 7.30 tonight, Ivory Coast will face Saudi Arabia at 8.30 tonight while Australia will play Argentina at 10.30 tonight.


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