Brazil to face Germany in Olympic final as hosts seek revenge for 7-1 humiliation

Brazil to face Germany in Olympic final as hosts seek revenge for 7-1 humiliation

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The hosts will lock horns with their arch rivals from two years ago in the Gold Medal match of the men’s football tournament at the Rio Games on Saturday

Brazil will face Germany in the final of the men’s football tournament at the Rio Olympic Games on Saturday.

The Selecao will look to get revenge two years on from their embarrassing 7-1 defeat at the hands of Germany in the 2014 World Cup semi-final in Brazil.

Brazil booked their spot in the showpiece at the Maracana in impressive fashion as they smashed Honduras 6-0 to maintain their hopes of claiming their first ever gold medal.

Neymar scored the fastest goal in Olympic football history as it took him just 14 seconds to find the net past Honduras to set Rogerio Micale’s charges on their way to victory.

And Germany set up the rematch of the famous 2014 World Cup tie between themselves and Brazil as they beat 1996 gold medallists Nigeria 2-0 thanks to goals from Lukas Klostermann and Nils Peterson.

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