Men’s Olympic soccer semifinals: Complete schedule for all the knockout round matches

We’re into the semifinals of the men’s Olympic soccer tournament.

Brazil is looking to make it two gold medals in a row as it heads into the semifinals, following a win over Egypt in the quarterfinals. It will meet a strong Mexico team in the next round after El Tri easily dispatched of South Korea 6-3.

The other side of the bracket sees pre-tournament favorite Spain, with several players from the senior squad that advanced to the Euro semifinals, emerge as a strong candidate for the gold-medal match after ousting Ivory Coast. In the semis it will face host Japan, which needed a penalty-kick shootout to get past New Zealand in the quarters.

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Beginning with the quarterfinals, if matches end in a tie after the 90 minutes of regulation, there will be 30 minutes of extra time that are played (two 15-minute periods). And if the deadlock is not resolved in extra time, a penalty-kick shootout will be used to determine the winner. The last gold medal match in 2016 between Brazil and Germany was decided by penalty kicks.


Date Matches  
Sat, July 31 QF #1: Spain 5, Ivory Coast 2 (a.e.t.) Highlights
Sat, July 31 QF #2: Japan 0, New Zealand 0 (4-2 on PKs)  
Sat, July 31 QF #3: Brazil 1, Egypt 0 Highlights
Sat, July 31 QF #4: South Korea 3, Mexico 6 Highlights


Date Matches Time (ET) TV channels Stream
Tue, Aug. 3 Semi #1: Mexico vs. Brazil 4 a.m. NBCSN, Telemundo fuboTV
Tue, Aug. 3 Semi #2: Japan vs. Spain 7 a.m. NBCSN, Universo fuboTV

Bronze-medal match

Gold-medal match

Date Match Time (ET) TV channels Stream
Sat, Aug. 7 Semifinal winners 7:30 a.m. NBCSN fuboTV

How to watch Olympic soccer in USA & Canada

  • TV channels (USA): NBCSN, USA Network, Olympic Channel
  • Spanish-language TV (USA): Telemundo, Universo
  • Streams (USA): fuboTV,, NBC Sports app, Telemundo Deportes app,
  • TV channels (Canada): CBC, TSN, Sportsnet
  • Spanish-language TV (Canada):  Telelatino (TLN)
  • Streams (Canada):  CBC Gem,, CBC Olympics app

USA: TV coverage of select matches from both the men’s and women’s soccer tournaments will be carried by five channels from the NBC family of networks, in English and Spanish. Every soccer match from both events will be streamed on (English), (Spanish), the NBC Sports app and Telemundo Deportes app with user authentication (verification of cable/satellite subscription).

The NBC and Telemundo families of TV networks are also available on fuboTV (free 7-day trial) : NBC, NBCSN, USA Network, CNBC, Olympic Channel, Golf Channel, Telemundo and Universo.

Canada: Coverage of the Olympics in Canada is offered by CBC and its partners TSN and Sportsnet via a multitude of platforms. Olympic events will be streamed for free via the CBC Gem streaming service, CBC’s dedicated Tokyo 2020 website , and the CBC Olympics app. Specifically for soccer, Telelatino (TLN) will carry men’s and women’s football coverage and daily recaps.

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