Olympic Soccer (Men) - How to watch Matchday 3 on July 28, 2021

The Men's Olympic Football tournament will enter the final game of the group stage with everything to play for, as all eight spots in the next round are still available ahead of Wednesday's games.

Only the host nation Japan has been able to win both of their games, and even with those numbers they could be eliminated if they lose to France. The rest of the groups are even tighter, with Group B having all teams involved in the race for the next round with three points each.

Just like in all FIFA-sanctioned competitions, all the games for each group will take place at the same time in order to avoid any "negotiated" results. But before we take a look at the games, let's see how things stand prior to Wednesday's matches.

Now, let's have a closer look at how the next matches will be played. Please keep in mind that all of these teams are Under-23 teams, with as much as three over age players that were added as reinforcements.

Germany vs Ivory Coast

The German side needs a win to make it to the next round, as Ivory Coast are one point ahead of them in Group D. As for the African team, a draw would be enough for them to reach the next stage, but in the event of earning only one point, they would almost forfeit all their chances to finish first mainly due to Brazil's better goal difference.

Germany U23 vs Côte d'Ivoire U23 Broadcast Information

Kick-off time: Wednesday 28 July 4:00am ET / 9:00am BST / 10:00am CET
Stadium: Miyagi Stadium (Rifu)
Australia: 7plus
Canada: cbcsports.ca, Amazon Prime Canada, CBC Sports App
France: Eurosport Player France
Germany: ZDF, Eurosport Player, DAZN
India: Sony LIV, JioTV
Indonesia: Vidio
Malaysia: Astro Special Event Sports 02
Netherlands: Eurosport Player Netherlands
Nigeria: Showmax, SuperSport Football Plus Nigeria, DStv Now
Portugal: Eurosport Player Portugal
Spain: Eurosport Player Spain
Turkey: Eurosport Player Turkey
United Kingdom: discovery+, EuroSport Player UK
United States: NBC Sports App, fuboTV, NBCOlympics.com, NBCSN

Saudi Arabia vs Brazil

The Verdeamarela seem to be in prime position to secure the top spot in Group D, as they need a win to do that against the only team that has not won a single point in this group. With the danger of losing the top spot of the group in case Ivory Coast beat Germany, the South Americans will surely not want to wait to secure a spot in the next round, and what better way to do so than with an emphatic win.

Saudi Arabia U23 vs Brazil U23 Broadcast Information

Kick-off time: Wednesday 28 July 4:00am ET / 9:00am BST / 10:00am CET
Stadium: Saitama Stadium 2002 (Saitama)
Australia: 7plus
Brazil: SporTV
Canada: Amazon Prime Canada, cbcsports.ca, CBC Sports App, TLN
France: Eurosport Player France
Germany: Eurosport Player, DAZN
India: JioTV, Sony LIV
Indonesia: Vidio
Netherlands: Eurosport Player Netherlands
Nigeria: SuperSport MaXimo 1, Showmax
Portugal: Eurosport Player Portugal
Spain: Eurosport Player Spain
Turkey: Eurosport Player Turkey
United Kingdom: discovery+, EuroSport Player UK
United States: Telemundo Deportes En Vivo, NBC Sports App, NBCOlympics.com, fuboTV, UNIVERSO, UNIVERSO NOW

Korea Republic vs Honduras

The Korean side have the upper hand against Honduras, since a draw would see them through regardless of what happens in the other game. The Asian side has the best goal difference in the group prior to Wednesday's games, and if they can keep that up, they will go through with no questions asked. As for Honduras, the Central American side will need to win the game to keep their chances open, as a draw here would be quite risky due to their even goal difference.

Korea Republic U23 vs Honduras U23 Broadcast Information

Kick-off time: Wednesday 28 July 4:30am ET / 9:30am BST / 10:30am CET
Stadium: Nissan Stadium (Yokohama)
Australia: 7plus
Canada: CBC Sports App, cbcsports.ca, Amazon Prime Canada
France: Eurosport Player France
Germany: DAZN, Eurosport Player
Honduras: Claro Sports
India: Sony LIV, JioTV
Indonesia: Vidio
Korea Republic: KBS2 Korea
Netherlands: Eurosport Player Netherlands
Nigeria: Showmax
Portugal: Eurosport Player Portugal
Spain: Eurosport Player Spain
Turkey: Eurosport Player Turkey
United Kingdom: EuroSport Player UK, discovery+
United States: Telemundo, fuboTV, NBCOlympics.com, NBC Sports App, Telemundo Deportes En Vivo

Romania vs New Zealand

The Romanian side is currently fourth in this group after being slammed by Korea in their previous game, and they will have to improve vastly if they want to reach the next round. To do that, they will need to beat New Zealand, who are fresh off a 3-2 loss to Honduras. A draw here would almost kill both their chances of success, but if Honduras are beaten by a two-goal margin, New Zealand would go through.

Romania U23 vs New Zealand U23 Broadcast Information

Kick-off time: Wednesday 28 July 4:30am ET / 9:30am BST / 10:30am CET
Stadium: Sapporo Dome (Sapporo)
Australia: 7plus
Canada: Amazon Prime Canada, cbcsports.ca, CBC Sports App
France: Eurosport Player France
Germany: Eurosport Player, DAZN
India: Sony LIV, JioTV
Indonesia: Vidio
Netherlands: Eurosport Player Netherlands
New Zealand: Sky Sport 6 NZ, SKY Go NZ
Nigeria: Showmax
Portugal: Eurosport Player Portugal
Romania: TVR 1, TVR HD, TVR+ Live, Eurosport Player Romania
Spain: Eurosport Player Spain
Turkey: Eurosport Player Turkey
United Kingdom: EuroSport Player UK, discovery+
United States: NBC Sports App, fuboTV, NBCSN, NBCOlympics.com

Australia vs Egypt

The Aussies get to this game in second place, and a win here would undoubtedly get them to the next round due to the clash between Spain and Argentina. Egypt held La Albiceleste to a draw, and with little to fight for here, it would be interesting to see the Pharaohs trying to go toe-to-toe against the yellow and green side. Either way, we can anticipate a close game due to Australia's need to get at least one point to make the next round.

Australia U23 vs Egypt U23 Broadcast Information

Kick-off time: Wednesday 28 July 7:00am ET / 12:00pm BST / 1:00pm CET
Stadium: Miyagi Stadium (Rifu)
Australia: Seven, 7plus
Canada: CBC Sports App, cbcsports.ca, Amazon Prime Canada
Egypt: beIN SPORTS CONNECT, Showmax
France: Eurosport Player France
Germany: DAZN, Eurosport Player
India: Sony LIV, JioTV
Indonesia: Vidio
Netherlands: Eurosport Player Netherlands
Nigeria: Showmax
Portugal: Eurosport Player Portugal
Spain: Eurosport Player Spain
Turkey: Eurosport Player Turkey
United Kingdom: EuroSport Player UK, discovery+
United States: NBCOlympics.com, NBC Sports App

Spain vs Argentina

Two of the favorites to make the next round lock horns in a do-or-die clash. Whichever team loses will have to pack their bags if Australia beat Egypt, and in the event of a draw, the result in the other game could determine Argentina's fate. Spain will enter the game in first place, but that does not mean that they have a clear path to the next round.

Spain U23 vs Argentina U23 Broadcast Information

Kick-off time: Wednesday 28 July 7:00am ET / 12:00pm BST / 1:00pm CET
Stadium: Saitama Stadium 2002 (Saitama)
Argentina: Claro Sports, Marca Claro
Australia: 7plus
Canada: Amazon Prime Canada, cbcsports.ca, TLN, CBC Sports App
France: Eurosport Player France
Germany: DAZN, Eurosport Player
India: JioTV, Sony LIV
Indonesia: Vidio
Malaysia: Astro Special Event Sports 12
Netherlands: Eurosport Player Netherlands
Nigeria: Showmax
Portugal: RTP 1, RTP Play, Eurosport Player Portugal
Spain: fuboTV España, TVE La 1, RTVE.es, Eurosport Player Spain
Turkey: Eurosport Player Turkey
United Kingdom: EuroSport Player UK, discovery+
United States: Telemundo Deportes En Vivo, NBC Sports App, NBCOlympics.com, fuboTV, UNIVERSO, UNIVERSO NOW

France vs Japan

The hosts have won two games in this group, but even so, a loss to France could spark a chain reaction that could see them out of the tournament despite their good start. Les Bleus had a baffling game against Mexico in their opening game, but André-Pierre Gignac's hat-trick against South Africa still has them in contention to make the next round. It may be easier said than done, but if Japan want to have their path clear to the KO stage, then guarding Gignac will be crucial to keep them in the fight for a medal.

France U23 vs Japan U23 Broadcast Information

Kick-off time: Wednesday 28 July 7:30am ET / 12:30pm BST / 1:30pm CET
Stadium: Nissan Stadium (Yokohama)
Australia: 7plus
Canada: CBC Sports App, Amazon Prime Canada, cbcsports.ca
France: Eurosport Player France, Eurosport 2 France, Free
Germany: Eurosport Player, DAZN
India: JioTV, Sony LIV
Indonesia: Vidio
Japan: sports.nhk.or.jp
Netherlands: Eurosport Player Netherlands
Nigeria: Showmax
Portugal: Eurosport Player Portugal
Spain: Eurosport Player Spain
Turkey: Eurosport Player Turkey
United Kingdom: discovery+, EuroSport Player UK
United States: fuboTV, NBCOlympics.com, NBC Sports App, NBCSN

South Africa vs Mexico

The Mexican team had a woeful game against Japan, and now, they can't afford to drop points against one of two teams that are yet looking to win their first points. Jaime Lozano's men will have to make some adjustments after their defeat against the Samurai Blue, since center back Johan Vasquez will not be around after watching a red card against the Japanese team. As for South Africa, the African side need to win and wait for Japan to hand France a massive defeat in order to keep their chances alive. Any other result will force them back to their home country.

South Africa U23 vs Mexico U23 Broadcast Information

Kick-off time: Wednesday 28 July 7:30am ET / 12:30pm BST / 1:30pm CET
Stadium: Sapporo Dome (Sapporo)
Australia: 7plus
Canada: cbcsports.ca, Amazon Prime Canada, CBC Sports App
France: Eurosport Player France
Germany: DAZN, Eurosport Player
India: Sony LIV, JioTV
Indonesia: Vidio
Mexico: Marca Claro, Claro Sports
Netherlands: Eurosport Player Netherlands
Nigeria: Showmax
Portugal: Eurosport Player Portugal
South Africa: sabcsportonline.co.za, Showmax, SuperSport Laliga, DStv App
Spain: Eurosport Player Spain
Turkey: Eurosport Player Turkey
United Kingdom: discovery+, EuroSport Player UK
United States: fuboTV, NBCOlympics.com, NBC Sports App, Telemundo Deportes En Vivo, Telemundo

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