The United States will come against Argentina at the Ariake Arena in Tokyo on Sunday, August 1, 2021, at 8:45 AM (ET) in the Men’s Volleyball Tournament at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Here, you will find when this Pool B Matchday 5 volleyball game will be played and how to watch it in the US.
This will be their 21st overall meeting. Interestingly, there is no favorite side in head-to-head clashes, as both the USA and Argentina have celebrated a victory on 10 occasions each so far.
Their most recent game was played on May 30, 2021, and the game ended in a thrilling 3-1 (23-25, 25-21, 25-15, 25-19) USA victory in the Volleyball Nations League 2021. It promises to be an even more exciting clash as these two countries clash for the second time this year, this time at the Summer Olympics.
USA vs Argentina: Match Information
Date: Sunday, August 1, 2021
Time: 8:45 AM (ET)
Location: Ariake Arena, Tokyo
USA vs Argentina: Times by State in the US
ET: 8:45 AM
MT: 6:45 AM
PT: 5:45 AM
USA vs Argentina: Storylines
The USA have managed to beat France (3-0), and Tunisia (3-1), but suffered a defeat to the Russian Olympic Committee (3-1) and to Brazil (3-1). They are placed in the fourth position on the Pool B table with six points won after four rounds. They must win this tie if they are to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games Quarter-Finals.
Meanwhile, Argentina have also celebrated two victories so far, against France and Tunisia, both with a final identical result of 3-2. They were defeated by the ROC (3-1) and Brazil in the opening two matches. The Argentine team are placed in the fifth position in Pool B with five points won after four fixtures, and if they want to fight for a medal, they must beat the USA.
These opponents have a long history of clashes as their first one dates back to December 1, 2007, when the USA managed to celebrate a 3-0 win in the 2007 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Cup. Thanks to this exciting clash, we will see which team will qualify for the upcoming Quarter-Finals.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free USA vs Argentina in the U.S.
The 2020 Olympic Games Preliminary Round Matchday 5 game between USA and Argentina, to be played on Sunday, at the Ariake Arena in Tokyo, will be broadcasted on NBCUniversal in the United States.
USA vs Argentina: Predictions And Odds
The odds are heavily in favor of the USA. FanDuel see them as the favorites to claim their third win and they have given them -400 odds. The underdogs Argentina, meanwhile, have +250 odds to cause an upset in the tournament this weekend and go through to the next phase by knocking out the American team.
* Odds via FanDuel