Lost in the hoopla of the Brazil-Mexico match for the gold medal is the fact that Japan and Korea will still be facing off for the Bronze on Friday August 10 at 2:45 PM ETD.
Brazil will take on Mexico in Saturday's Gold Medal Match at the Olympics after an emphatic 3-0 win over Korea Republic.
In the first 16 minutes, Korea dominated the game as it rarely gave the Brazilians the opportunity to cross the field's midline.
Brazil and Korea end the day of semi-finals with a match for the ages. Brazil comes in as undisputed favorites, but the Koreans are not be toyed with.
The match between Brazil will prove to be the first major test that the Samba Kings will face in this tournament.
Korea may be the underdog in their match against Brazil, but no one should underestimate the potential of the Asians. They have played with heart throughout this tournament and are at the semi-finals due to a combination of strong defense and timely offense. Here are the reasons why they can beat Brazil.
After a tremendous round of quarter-finals matches, the four remaining contestants have proven to provide a plethora of surprises and even disappointments. Which of the four remaining squads has what it takes to win the Gold Medal?
An entire nation was disappointed as Korea Republic took Great Britain to the limit in a 1-1 penalty shootout win.
Great Britain and Korea close out the final day of the quarter finals in a matchup that will have all of London anxious.
Coming into the tournament, pundits had Brazil and Spain facing off for the gold medal team with Uruguay in the mix.
Group play at the Men's soccer tournament at the Olympics 2012 will come to its conclusion on Wednesday.