Can Canada pull it off and beat Sweden for the Olympic gold medal? After beating the No. 1-ranked U.S. girls’s nationwide crew within the semifinals, the Canadian girls will enter their first gold-medal soccer match feeling they’ve what it takes to knock off the most effective crew within the event so far.
The Canada vs. Sweden match was moved 10 hours by FIFA and Olympic organizers from a noon native begin to the night (8 a.m. ET on Friday), permitting the most important match of the ladies’s event to be performed in the most effective out there climate situations, avoiding the noon warmth.
The USWNT beat Australia within the girls’s bronze medal match, 4-3, with Megan Rapinoe and Carli Lloyd stealing the present. It was the first-ever Olympic bronze medal for the USA girls’s crew, which had beforehand performed in 5 of six gold-medal matches all-time.
Tips on how to watch girls’s Olympic soccer in USA
- TV channels: NBCSN, USA Community, Olympic Channel
- Spanish-language TV: Telemundo, Universo
- Streams: fuboTV, NBCOlympics.com, NBC Sports activities app, Telemundo Deportes app, TelemundoDeportes.com
TV protection of choose matches from the ladies’s soccer event can be carried by 5 channels within the NBC household of networks in English and Spanish (match-by-match listings beneath).
Each soccer match from the boys’s and girls’s tournaments can be streamed on NBCOlympics.com (English), TelemundoDeportes.com (Spanish), the NBC Sports activities app and Telemundo Deportes app with person authentication (verification of cable/satellite tv for pc subscription).
The NBC and Telemundo households of TV networks are additionally out there on fuboTV (free 7-day trial) : NBC, NBCSN, USA Community, CNBC, Olympic Channel, Golf Channel, Telemundo and Universo.
Girls’s Olympic soccer knockout schedule
NOTE: All matches can be streamed within the USA on NBCOlympics.com , TelemundoDeportes.com , NBC Sports activities app and the Telemundo Deportes app with person authentication.
|Fri, July 30||QF 1: Canada 0, Brazil 0 (4-3 on PKs)||Highlights|
|Fri, July 30||QF 2: Nice Britain 3, Australia 4 (aet)||Highlights|
|Fri, July 30||QF 3: Sweden 3, Japan 1||Highlights|
|Fri, July 30||QF 4: Netherlands 2, USA 2 (2-4 on PKs)||Highlights|
Monday, Aug. 2 (Semifinals)
|Semifinal 1: Canada 1, USA 0||Highlights|
|Semifinal 2: Australia 0, Sweden 1||Highlights|
Thursday, Aug. 5 (Bronze-medal match)
|Bronze: USA 4, Australia 3||Highlights|
Friday, Aug. 6 (Gold-medal match)
|Matches||Time (ET)||TV channels||Stream|
|Gold/silver: Canada vs. Sweden||8 a.m.||USA Community, Universo||fuboTV|
Girls’s Olympic soccer: Match format
The ladies’s soccer event began out with a gaggle part that eradicated 4 of the 12 groups: New Zealand, China, Zambia and Chile The remaining eight moved on to the quarterfinals and the start of the knockout rounds.
Group stage: The 12 groups had been break up into Teams E, F and G, to keep away from confusion with the boys’s event teams A-D. The highest two groups in every group routinely superior together with the 2 finest third-place groups (Japan and Australia).
The round-robin group stage awarded three factors for a win, one for a draw and none for a loss. Groups had been ranked primarily based on factors gathered with the primary tiebreakers being aim distinction and objectives scored, in that order. If groups had been nonetheless tied after the second tiebreaker, then there have been different predetermined standards .
Knockout rounds: The highest eight groups moved on to a fixed-bracket, single-elimination knockout spherical that kicks off with the quarterfinals after which transferring to the semifinals and at last the medal matches.