Mexico vs Brazil LIVE: Follow all the latest from Olympics semi-final

BRAZIL are up against a steely Mexican side in their Tokyo Olympics semi-final today.

The Brazilians have been superb up to this point, as they look to retain the Olympic title they won five years ago in Rio at their home Games.

Follow all the action with our live blog below from 7.30am…


Brazil are looking to retain their Olympic title in TokyoCredit: Reuters

What time does Mexico vs Brazil kick-off?

  • Kick-off is at 9am BST.
  • The game will take place at the Saitama Stadium in Satitama, Japan.
  • There will be no fans in attendance at the clash because of coronavirus restrictions.

What channel is it and can it be live streamed?

  • Mexico vs Brazil will be shown live on the Eurosport Player and Discovery+.
  • You can catch build-up to the game from 8.30am UK time.
  • The Eurosport and Discovery+ apps are available for download onto your tablet or mobile device.

What is the team news?

Mexico will go with Jesus Angulo at right-hack after Jorge Sanchez picked up a suspension because of an accumulation of yellow cards.

Carlos Rodriguez is likely to come back into Mexico’s midfield, which Means Jose Esquivel could miss out.

Semi-final match winner for Brazil Cunha picked up a thigh strain after his goal so is a doubt to start against Mexico.

Richarlison could instead be moved to a more central position while Paulinho operates from the left.

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