Brazil - Spain betting tip & odds comparison 07.08.2021
Matchday 0 in the Summer Olympics features the clash between Brazil and Spain at Nissan Stadium. In our preview of Brazil vs. Spain, you will receive all the important details and facts about this Summer Olympics fixture. We will begin with an analysis of the current form of the two teams.
Brazil emerged the winner in 4 of their last 5 league games (4 wins, 1 draw, 0 defeats. In 3 games on home turf in the current Summer Olympics season 2021 Tokyo, Brazil have won 2 times, with 1 match ending in a draw, and 0 games ending in defeat (Goal difference 5:2).
In their last 5 Summer Olympics fixtures, Spain have won 3 games (3 wins, 2 draws, 0 defeats). In all previous Summer Olympics matches away from home, Spain have a positive record: 2 wins, 1 draw and 0 defeats - Goal difference 2:0.
Brazil vs Spain, Tokyo 2020 Olympics Final, 07.08.2021
Olympics champion, Brazil, are on the verge of defending their title at the Tokyo 2020 games, but first, they have to overcome the threat posed by Spain in the finals. Both sides will be aiming for their second title on Saturday.
Spain secured the second final slot courtesy of a Marco Asensio goal in the second half of extra time against the host, Japan after Brazil had earlier progressed following a 4-1 win over Mexico on penalties.
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Brazil will play in their third consecutive Olympics final after losing to Mexico in 2012 before finally winning Gold on home soil five years ago.
The Seleção have been exciting to watch all through the group and knockout stages, with Andre Jardine’s men dismissing Germany 4-2 in their opening game before they were held to a goalless draw by a resolute Ivory Coast. They returned to winning ways against Saudi Arabia in their final group game before they saw off Egypt in the quarter-finals.
The Brazilians had to fight to book their place in the final after a hard-fought penalty shoot-out win over Mexico in the semi-final.
The South Americans who parade several top stars, including Everton’s Richarlison will be favourites to finish with Gold but Spain are more than capable of putting up a fight.
Spain have had a mixed tournament so far, a win over Australia on either side of draws against Egypt, and Argentina saw them qualify as Group C winners before a difficult extra time wins against Ivory Coast and Japan in the knockout stages.
The La Rojita won Gold in 1992 when they hosted the Olympics before winning silver at the Sydney Olympics in 2000. Twenty-one years later, they have another shot at winning another Gold medal.
Luis de la Fuente’s side is made up of several players who also featured at the Euro 2020 and they have had to play back-to-back games with extra time, which could be a problem for them against a Brazil side with a tendency to press high.
Spain have kept three clean sheets in five games and might need another disciplined performance against the Brazilian team with Richarlison, who is the top scorer in the tournament with 5 goals.
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BRAZIL vs SPAIN BETTING TIPS AND PREDICTIONS
These two sides have had a somewhat challenging trip to the Gold medal match. They have been tested, and they have weathered the storm to book their respective places in the final. Goals have been difficult to come by on a consistent basis for both sides.
In some games, Brazil have show that they can rake in goals and in some other games, they have struggled to get going in front of goal. Spain have been a lot less illustrious and going by this, goals will come at a premium in the final. Therefore, we are predicting that there will be more goals in the second 45 minutes than in the first half at 2.21 on Melbet.
Given what is at stake, the game is expected to be closely fought and taking into consideration their last results, the first half is likely to end in a draw. So, we are backing a first half draw at 1.84 on Melbet. You can also have access to more betting predictions and they are available for free.