Can Gabriel Jesus and Neymar lead Brazil to gold vs Germany? Olympic final 20 August 2016

August 20, 2016 at 11:17 Leave a comment

Can Neymar lead Brazil to gold?

Brazil will battle Germany for the Olympic gold on Saturday in the Maracanã. After a slow start, the South Americans have strung together convincing wins over Denmark, Colombia and Honduras to reach the final. Rogério Micale has yet to reveal his eleven starters. Germany are the competition’s top scorers with 21 goals.
See the Brazil squad in full here
Date: 20 August 2016
Kick-off: 17:30 (Brasilia) 21:30 (London)
Venue: Maracanã
Brazil (probable): Weverton, Zeca, Marquinhos, Rodrigo Caio, Douglas Santos, Walace, Renato Augusto, Luan, Gabriel Jesus, Neymar, Gabriel Barbosa
Coach: Rogério Micale
Germany (possible): Timo Horn, Lukas Klostermann, Matthias Ginter, Niklas Suele, Sven Bender, Jeremy Toljan, Maximilian Meyer, Julian Brandt, Serge Gnabry, Lars Bender, Davie Selke
Coach: Horst Hrubesch

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