The Brazilian team drew 0-0 with the Canadians, but lost their place in the semifinal on penalties.
The dream of an Olympic medal is over for the Brazilian women’s soccer team. This Friday morning, 7/30, Pia Sundhage’s team faced Canada and ended up being eliminated on penalties in the clash for a spot in the semifinals. With the fall in the quarterfinals, the team won’t even dispute the bronze medal for third place. But what is the result of the Brazil and Canada game in the Olympics?
What is the result of Brazil and Canada in the Olympics?
The result of the match between Brazil and Canada was 0-0. With the tie in regular time, the teams carried out overtime in two periods of 15 minutes each. However, the score did not change either.
Neither of the two selections prevailed during the match. In a very even game, the green and yellow team even improved their production in overtime, but could not get the ball into Stephanie Labbé’s goal. Érika had the best Brazilian opportunity in the match, with a header, but the goalkeeper managed to defend the goal.
In the penalty shootout, the result started well for Brazil against Canada. Goalkeeper Bárbara defended the first kick and Marta put the Tupiniquim team in front of the marker. Debinha and Érika also converted to the Selection, while Fleming, Lawrence and Leon noted for the Canadians.
However, Andressa Alves wasted the penultimate Brazilian penalty and everything was the same. In the last charge, Gilles put Canada ahead and played the responsibility for Brazil to tie the dispute. However, Rafaelle wasted the charge and the Canadians reached another Olympic semifinal, the third in a row.
End of a cycle?
Brazil’s negative result against Canada, in the quarter-final game of the Olympics, could mark the end of a cycle. That’s because Formiga, at 43, and Marta, at 35, may have competed in their last career Olympics. The team’s 8 shirt has already competed in seven editions of the Olympic Games (1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020), being the only footballer with this feat.
In a post-game interview, Marta didn’t reveal if this was her last Olympics for Brazil, but she will think about the situation after the emotions of the elimination pass.
On the way to the Olympic Games, the team beat China by 5 to 0, tied with the Netherlands by 3 to 3 and overcame Zambia by 1 to 0. In the quarterfinals, Brazil’s negative result in the game’s penalties against Canada eliminated the Brazilians in the competition.