Brazil U23 v Egypt U23 | Match Preview | Tokyo Olympics
06:00 ET Canada-USA | 12:00 Cairo Local Time
Venue: Saitama Stadium 2002
Egypt’s U23 football team reached the quarter-finals of the Olympic Games with a 2-0 victory over Australia in their final Group C game on Wednesday, having adopted a firm attacking strategy that stood in stark contrast to two cautious approaches against Spain and Argentina.
Striker Ahmed Rayan netted Egypt’s first goal of the tournament on the stroke of halftime to give them the lead and substitute Ammar Hamdi ensured the victory with a late poacher’s effort as the Pharaohs made it through to the last eight, where they will face Brazil in a mouthwatering clash.
Brazil U-23 and Egypt U-23 have met once since November 2020. Egypt U-23 have won that match. The most recent match between them took place on November 17, 2020 within International FRIENDLIES U-23 where Egypt U-23 won 2-1. Brazil U-23 have scored 1 goal in these 1 head-to-head match in total while Egypt U-23 have scored 2. So, overall, Egypt U-23 have a better head-to-head record against Brazil U-23 in their recent history.
Brazil U-23 have won Saudi Arabia U-23 in their previous match while Egypt U-23 have won Australia U-23 in their previous match. Overall, Brazil U-23 have won 12 of their last 18 matches, losing 3 and drawing 3.
Egypt U-23 have won 12 of their last 20 matches, losing 4 and drawing 4. In their most recent 6 matches, Brazil U-23 have won 4 times (1-3 against Saudi Arabia U-23 on 28th of July, 4-2 against Germany U-23 on 22nd of July, 5-2 against United Arab Emirates U-23 on 15th of July and 0-3 against Serbia U-21 on 8th of June), lost once (2-1 against Egypt U-23 on 17th of November) and drew once (0-0 against Cote d’Ivoire U-23 on 25th of July).
The last Game between the 2 teams finished 2-1 for the Egyptians
In their most recent 6 matches, Egypt U-23 have won 4 times (0-2 against Australia U-23 on 28th of July, 3-0 against South Africa U-23 on 13th of June, 2-0 against South Africa U-23 on 10th of June and 2-1 against Brazil U-23 on 17th of November), lost once (0-1 against Argentina U-23 on 25th of July) and drew once (0-0 against Spain U-23 on 22nd of July).