CN-W vs BRA-W: The qualifications to get to the knockout stages were tense and filled with immense pressure. However, Canada Women advanced through a tough group with second place, booking them another difficult challenge against Brazil Women, who finished second in Group F.
A 1-1 tie against Japan was followed with a rewarding 2-1 win over Chile. Canada with a win and a tie played Great Britain in their final game of the group stage matches.
The first half was a tough one with opportunities created and missed while the scoreboard read nil-nil. Five minutes into the second half, Adriana Leon made it 1-0 for Canada keeping them in cruise control. However, an own goal by Nichelle Prince
Brazil Women on the other hand played Zambia in their final group stage game. After a thumping 5-0 win and a 3-3 draw against the Dutch, Brazil bagged a 1-0 win over Zambia courtesy of an early 19th-minute goal by Andressa Alves.
A tough spot for both teams as only one will get the golden opportunity to get a step closer towards the Olympic Gold.
Match: Canada Women vs Brazil Women
Date & Time: 30th July 2021, 1:30 PM IST
Venue: Saitama Stadium
CN-W vs BRA-W Predicted Playing XI
Ashley Lawrence, Kadeisha Buchanan, Shelina Zadorsky, Jayde Riviere, Desiree Scott, Rebecca Quinn, Adriana Leon, Jessie Fleming, Janine Beckie, Christine Sinclair, Stephanie Labbe(GK)
Leticia Santos, Poliana, Rafaelle Souza, Tamires, Andressinha, Formiga, Andressa Alves, Marta, Zaneratto Beatriz, Debinha, Bárbara(GK)
CN-W vs BRA-W Dream11 Team Prediction
Goalkeeper: Stephanie Labbe
Defenders: Ashley Lawrence, Kadeisha Buchanan, Rafaelle Souza, Tamires
Midfielders: Marta (vice-captain), Andressinha, Rebecca Quinn, Jessie Fleming,
Strikers: Debinha, Janine Beckie (captain)