Brazil vs Germany LIVE: Tokyo 2020 Olympics team news and latest set up today
Posted On July 22, 2021
Now it is the turn of two of the most renowned international teams to show up as Brazil face Germany at Nissan Stadium in Yokohama. As usual, these are U23 teams, but with three over-aged players each – legendary right-back Dani Alves is one such selection for the South Americans. Notable names of each team for Premier League supporters include Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal, Richarlison of Everton and Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa of Brazil. The German team is almost entirely home-based, with one exception.
Also in Group D are Côte d’Ivoire and Saudi Arabia, the top two nations qualifying for the quarter-finals.
These two nations are among the favorites to win Olympic gold, with Spain in the men’s tournament.
Follow all of the latest updates from Brazil vs Germany in Tokyo 2020 below:
Brazil goes with Richarlison and Matheus Cunha in attack and Dani Alves is the team captain. Ajax star Antony and Lyonnais Bruno Guimaraes are also in the game.
BRAZIL XI: Santos; Alves, Nino, D Carlos, Arana; Guimarães, Douglas Luiz; Antoine, Claudinho; Cunha, Richarlison
Karl MatchettJuly 22, 2021 11:41 AM
Brazil vs Germany: lineups confirmed
Here is Germany’s starting XI and they name those three major players, with Max Arnold as captain.
welcome to the independent Live coverage of the 2020 Olympics clash between Brazil and Germany, with both nations hoping from the outset to win a medal in Japan this summer.
The match takes place in Yokohama and is the last game to kick off the opening day of the men’s event; More matches against Ivory Coast and Saudi Arabia will come for everyone, but they’ll want to get off to a good start here today.
Brazil have several household names in the squad including Dani Alves and Sevilla center-back Diego Carlos, while Germany opted for Leverkusen’s Nadiem Amiri, Union Berlin’s Max Kruse and Wolfsburg’s Max Arnold as their three major players.
This should prove to be a nice competition, although based on the youngsters involved and the hype around some, Brazil could be slightly favored.