Brazil and Honduras face each other for a place in the Olympic Final
And Brazil gets closer to the great final game! Neymar Jr. and his teammates prepare to face-off against Honduras in the Olympic Games’ semifinals, at Maracanã, this Wednesday (17), by13h (Brazilian time).
Brazil demonstrated the will to win in their game against Colombia in the quarterfinals. With a great free-kick goal from Neymar Jr. and another good goal from Luan, the team won by 2-0 and advanced to the next phase in the competition, getting the strong Honduras as an adversary.
The result of this and the match between Nigeria and Germany will determine the duels for the bronze and silver medal.
Neymar Jr. has faced the National Olympic Team of Honduras before, in the quarterfinals of London’s Olympics, back in 2012. Brazil eliminated them by 3-2 and the number 10 was a key factor for the victory, scoring a goal and making an assistance. With two victories, a draw and a goal, this game marks the fourth time that the player returns to Maracanã.