In the first semifinal match, the four-time Olympic female US national team players unexpectedly lost 0-1 to the Canadian team. Throughout the meeting, the Americans had the advantage but they could not score at least one goal. But their rivals managed to realize their chance - in the 74th minute of the game they got the right to a penalty kick, which was confidently implemented by Jesse Fleming. In the decisive bout for Olympic gold, the Canadians will face the winner of the second semi-final, in which the Swedish players will compete with the Australians. The Americans will play for bronze with the loser of this match. The game for the bronze medals will take place on August 5, and the Olympic champion will be determined on August 6.
Semifinal matches in the men's tournament will take place tomorrow. The reigning Olympic champions, Brazilian footballers, will face the Mexican team, while the Spanish national team will play against the Japanese hosts. The bronze medal match is scheduled for August 6, and the final match for the Olympic gold will take place on August 7.