La Roja have arrange a conflict in opposition to the 2016 gold medalists by beating the match hosts Japan after additional time

Spain will face Brazil within the Olympics Men’s soccer closing after penalty and extra-time drama within the semi-finals.

La Roja booked their spot within the showpiece occasion by beating match hosts Japan 1-0 on Tuesday.

Marco Asensio scored the one purpose of the sport in additional time to arrange a closing assembly with Brazil on the International Yokohama Stadium, with the Selecao having defeated Mexico on penalties.

Spain edge previous hosts

Japan took Spain all the best way to additional time of their last-four conflict, sticking to a disciplined defensive form whereas searching for alternatives to hit their opponents on the break.

La Roja have been denied a penalty after a VAR assessment, however neither facet actually appeared like breaking the impasse within the first 90 minutes, and further time was wanted to discover a winner.

Asensio finally proved to be the matchwinner within the 116th minute, receiving the ball simply contained in the field earlier than curling a gorgeous strike into the far nook of the web.

How did Brazil attain the ultimate?

Brazil’s path to the ultimate was even more durable, as they have been taken to penalties by Mexico following a 0-0 draw after 120 minutes.

The Selecao ended up successful the shootout 4-1 because of profitable spot-kicks from Dani Alves , Gabriel Martinelli , Bruno Guimares and Reinier , advancing to their second successive Olympics closing within the course of.

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When will the ultimate be performed?

The closing will happen at 11.30am (BST) on Saturday, August 7, on the International Stadium in Yokohama.

Both Brazil and Spain can be out to win gold medals for the second time of their respective histories, with La Roja having received the 1992 match, whereas the Selecao have been triumphant in 2016.

When will the Bronze Medal match happen?

Japan and Mexico, in the meantime, each nonetheless have the possibility to select up the comfort prize of a bronze medal.

The two groups will meet on the Saitama Stadium at 11.00am (BST) on August 6 in a repeat of their group-stage assembly earlier within the match, which ended 2-1 to Japan.

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