Honduras will come against Romania at the Kashima Soccer Stadium on Thursday, July 21, 2021, at 7:00 AM (ET) in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games Group Stage. Here, you will find when this Group B Matchday 1 soccer game will be played and how to watch it in the US.
This will be their first Olympic meeting. Honduras qualified for this year's Summer Olympics after finishing on top of the CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifiers Group B with five points in three games. Next, they defeated the USMNT in the Semis, and Mexico in the Final of the Qualifying Tournament.
European side Romania, meanwhile, will be at Tokyo 2020 thanks to the fact that they finished first in Group C of the UEFA European Under-21 Championship in 2019. The winners of all three groups, as well as the best second-placed team, had earned a direct spot at the 2020 Summer Olympics.
Honduras vs Romania: Match Information
Date: Thursday, July 22nd, 2021
Time: 7:00 AM (ET)
Location: Kashima Soccer Stadium, Kashima
Honduras vs Romania: Times by State in the US
ET: 7:00 AM
CT: 6:00 AM
MT: 5:00 AM
PT: 4:00 AM
Honduras vs Romania: Storylines
Honduras men's national Olympic soccer team featured in six 2016 Rio de Janeiro matches. They claimed two triumphs, against South Korea and Algeria, and drew against Argentina, only to suffer three defeats, to Nigeria, Brazil, and Portugal. Los Catrachos will also play against New Zealand on July 25, and South Korea on July 28 in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games Group Stage.
This will be Romania's first Summer Olympics appearance in 57 years since they haven't featured in the Olympic Games Soccer tournament since 1964. Back then, they won against Mexico, Iran, Ghana, and Yugoslavia, while drawing against the German Democratic Republic, and they were defeated by Hungary. In the next two Group Stage fixtures, the Tricolours will play against South Korea on July 25 and New Zealand three days later, on July 28.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free Honduras vs Romania in the U.S.
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics Group Stage Matchday 1 match between Honduras and Romania, to be played on Thursday, July 21st at the Kashima Soccer Stadium, will be broadcasted on Telemundo Deportes En Vivo, UNIVERSO NOW, NBCOlympics.com, Olympic Channel, NBC Sports App, UNIVERSO in the United States.
Honduras vs Romania: Predictions And Odds
All odds are in favor of Romania. FanDuel see them as the firm favorites to claim their first win in the Group Stage and they have given them +110 odds. Honduras, meanwhile, have +240 odds to cause a small upset in the first round of the tournament, while a tie would result in a +210 payout.
* Odds via FanDuel