Football at the 2020 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament

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2020 Men's Olympic Football Tournament
2020年東京オリンピックのサッカー競技・男子 (in Japanese)
Olympic rings without rims.svg
Tournament details
Host countryJapan
Dates22 July – 7 August 2021
Teams16 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)6 (in 6 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Brazil (2nd title)
Runners-up Spain
Third place Mexico
Fourth place Japan
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored93 (2.91 per match)
Top scorer(s)Brazil Richarlison
(5 goals)
2016

The men's football tournament at the 2020 Summer Olympics was held in Japan from 22 July to 7 August 2021. It was postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.[1]

Only players born after 1 January 1997 could play in this tournament, but each team was allowed 3 older players.

Qualification[change | change source]

Qualified Teams
Team Qualified because
 Japan Hosts[2]
 Spain
 Germany
 France
 Romania
Top 4 teams of the 2019 UEFA Under-21 Championship[3]
 New Zealand Winner of the 2019 OFC Olympic Qualifying Tournament[4]
 Egypt
 Ivory Coast
 Saudi Arabia
Top 3 teams of the 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations[5]
 South Korea
 Saudi Arabia
 Australia
Top 3 teams of the 2020 AFC U-23 Championship[6]
 Argentina
 Brazil
Top 2 teams of the 2020 CONMEBOL Pre-Olympic Tournament[7]
 Mexico
 Honduras
Top 2 teams of the 2020 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Championship[8]

Group stage[change | change source]

Group A[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Japan 3 3 0 0 7 1 +6 9
2  Mexico 3 2 0 1 8 3 +5 6
3  France 3 1 0 2 5 11 –6 3
4  Saudi Arabia 3 0 0 3 3 8 –5 0

Group B[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  South Korea 3 2 0 1 10 1 +9 6
2  New Zealand 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
3  Romania 3 1 1 1 1 4 –3 4
4  Honduras 3 1 0 2 3 9 –6 3

Group C[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Spain 3 1 2 0 2 1 +1 5
2  Egypt 3 1 1 1 2 1 +1 4
3  Argentina 3 1 1 1 2 3 –1 4
4  Australia 3 1 0 2 2 3 –1 3

Group D[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Brazil 3 2 1 0 7 3 +4 7
2  Ivory Coast 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 5
3  Germany 3 1 1 1 6 7 –1 4
4  Saudi Arabia 3 0 0 3 4 8 –4 0

Knockout stage[change | change source]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsGold medal match
 
          
 
31 July – Kashima
 
 
 Japan (p)0 (4)
 
3 August – Saitama
 
 New Zealand0 (2)
 
 Japan0
 
31 July – Rifu
 
 Spain (aet)1
 
 Spain (aet)5
 
7 August – Yokohama
 
 Ivory Coast2
 
 Brazil (aet)2
 
31 July – Yokohama
 
 Spain1
 
 South Korea3
 
3 August – Kashima
 
 Mexico6
 
 Mexico0 (1)
 
31 July – Saitama
 
 Brazil (p)0 (4) Bronze medal match
 
 Brazil1
 
6 August – Saitama
 
 Egypt0
 
 Mexico3
 
 
 Japan1
 

References[change | change source]

  1. "Joint Statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee". Olympic.org. International Olympic Committee. 24 March 2020. Archived from the original on 24 March 2020. Retrieved 25 March 2020.
  2. FIFA.com. "Olympic Football Tournaments 2020 - Men - News - The road to Tokyo - FIFA.com". www.fifa.com. Archived from the original on 2019-06-23. Retrieved 2020-02-14.
  3. "Under-21 EURO 2019: all you need to know". uefa.com. 16 October 2018.
  4. "Olympic Qualifier Draw complete". Oceania Football Confederation. 7 May 2019.
  5. "CAF confirms 2019 Total U-23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt will be played in November". Ghana Soccernet. 29 September 2018.
  6. "FA Thailand proposed as 2020 AFC U-23 Championship host". AFC. Retrieved 30 August 2018.
  7. "Colombia será sede del Campeonato Sudamericano Preolímpico Sub-23 del 2020". conmebol.com. 14 August 2018.
  8. "Concacaf confirms Guadalajara to host Men's Olympic Qualifiers in March 2021". CONCACAF. 14 January 2021.