As part of the final meeting of the Olympic football tournament in Tokyo, the players of the national teams of Sweden and Canada will come face to face. On whose side will the victory be in the upcoming confrontation?
The first step on the way to the final of the OI-2020 in Tokyo for Sweden was a victory in the qualifying tournament of the European Championship. The start of the group stage was the best for the Scandinavians. The team was able to" dry " beat the US national team (3: 0), which was considered the main contender for victory. The second round brought success in the game with Australia (4: 2), and Victoria secured a successful series in a duel with New Zealand (2:0). In the playoffs, Sweden managed to defeat Japan, after which the team defeated the representatives of the fifth continent for the second time.
At the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the Canadian team won its second set of bronze medals in history. The start in Japan brought a draw with the hosts of the tournament (1: 1), after which the Americans beat the Chileans (2: 1). The most difficult was the last meeting against Great Britain, which brought another draw (1: 1) and a ticket to the decisive round of the Olympics. At the first stage, the Reds defeated Brazil in a series of 11-meter strikes, after which they were able to beat the US national team thanks to a goal in the 74th minute of the meeting with a penalty.
Statistics and figures:
- Sweden is the favorite of the meeting;
- The Swedes have 5 wins in a row;
- Canada has not lost in 5 previous matches;
- The last face-to-face meeting of the rivals ended with a victory for Sweden with a score of 1:0.
Sweden passed the tournament in one breath from the beginning to the end. I think that the Scandinavian team can win. I bet on "tre krunur", who can play against opponents like Canada.