REIGNING Olympic champions Brazil face Germany as both nations begin their challenge for the gold medal in Tokyo.
There’s no Neymar this time around for Brazil, but they still have a wealth of talent in their squad.
Germany’s young side will be out to cause in a shock in the group opener and are amongst the favourites for a medal.
When is Brazil vs Germany?
- This Olympic group game is set for Thursday, July 22.
- Kick-off is at 12.30pm BST.
- You can follow all the action right here on SunSport with our live blog.
Which TV channel and live stream can I watch it on?
You can catch all of the action live on the BBC Red Button.
Head to BBC ONE and hit the red button on your remote, selecting this match from the Sport section.
If you want to stream, the BBC iPlayer will allow you to watch the game from the beginning or live.
You can also use Discovery+, Eurosport 1 or the Eurosport Player.
What is the team news?
Despite there being no Neymar for Brazil, they still have a host of familiar faces.
Dani Alves is one of three over-23 players included in the squad, along with Arsenal’s centre-back Gabriel.
Germany’s side is led by England’s 1996 nemesis Stefan Kuntz and features a host of up-and-coming stars.
Max Arnold, Nadium Amiri and striker Max Kruse are the three players aged over 23.
Source: Soccer - thesun.co.uk