Gold medal match: Sweden v Germany | Rio 2016 Olympic Games (19 August)
Our Rio 2016 Olympic Women’s Football Gold Medallists will be crowned today! Will it be Sweden or Germany?
Two European nations will contest the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Gold medal match today (Friday, 19 August) at 17:30 local time at Maracanã.
Road to the Gold medal match
Sweden beat South Africa (1-0), drew against China PR (0-0) and suffered a 5-1 defeat against Brazil during the group stage. They knocked out the world champions USA in the quarter-finals on penalties before beating the hosts Brazil on penalties.
Germany beat Zimbabwe (6-1), drew with Australia (2-2) and were defeated by Canada (2-1). In the quarter-final they beat China PR (1-0), and knocked out Canada in the semi-final with a 2-0 win.
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