Mexico will face hosts Japan in the bronze medal match at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. El Tri lost against Brazil in the semifinals, while Japan was defeated by Spain. Here, check out when, where and how to watch this must-see game.
At the Ibaraki Kashima Stadium, Mexico held Brazil to a goalless draw in the semifinals. However, the Brazilians were better at the penalty kicks (4-1) and booked their ticket to the gold medal match and try to repeat their Rio 2016 success.
On the other hand, Japan couldn’t beat a fighter Spain. La Rojita suffered to cause damage to the hosts but a late goal from Marco Asensio was enough to get through the semifinals and clinch the fight for gold.
Mexico vs Japan: Date
The U-23 national teams of Mexico and Japan will clash this Friday, August 6, in the bronze medal match at the Saitama Stadium in Saitama. Mexico will go for their first bronze medal in men’s soccer in the history of the Games, while Japan will try to get their second.
Mexico vs Japan: Time by state in the US
ET: 7:00 AM
CT: 6: 00 AM
MT: 5:00 AM
PT: 4:00 APM
TV Channel in the US to watch Mexico and Japan at Tokyo 2020
The bronze medal match between Mexico and Japan to be played at the Saitama Stadium for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be broadcasted in the US by NBCSN, Telemundo Deportes En Vivo, NBCOlympics.com, UNIVERSO NOW, UNIVERSO, NBC Sports App.