After the men's football at the Tokyo Olympics got underway last Thursday, Brazil and Ivory Coast lock horns at the International Stadium in Yokohama.

After 24 games and 61 goals in the group stages, the men’s football at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is set for the quarterfinal stage.

Egypt and Ivory Coast will represent Africa in the last eight, whilst Spain are the only European nation left in the tournament.

2016 Gold medalists Brazil and 2012 champions Mexico are the South American teams left, with hosts Japan and South Korea forming the Asian contingent.

On Saturday, all the remaining teams will take to the field to battle it out for a place in the semis, who is your money on to qualify?

SPAIN vs IVORY COAST – 11am (Miyagi Stadium)

Both these sides registered one win and two draws, which proved enough for them to make it into the quarterfinals.

Tasked with emerging from a group containing the likes of Brazil and Germany, Côte d’Ivoire had to come up with big performances.

This is their second appearance at the Olympics and on both occasions they have made it to the last 8.

Spain have only scored two goals, while the Ivorians have scored three – two being own goals. They both need to be more clinical if they have hopes to progress.

JAPAN vs NEW ZEALAND – 12pm (Ibaraki Kashima Stadium)

The host nation have been drawn against New Zealand after a comfortable group stage run in which they went unbeaten.

Kubo, the Real Madrid star, has been exceptional as he scored in each of the games.

Their final group game was by far their best performance as they hammered France 4-0 to set up a quarterfinal clash against New Zealand.

The New Zealand team have experienced it all in the competition so far, with a win, draw and loss seeing them through to the quarter-finals.

BRAZIL vs EGYPT – 1pm (Saitama Stadium)

The champions Brazil have stated their intent to retain the Gold medals they won in Rio after scoring 7 goals in the three Group matches.

Everton star forward Richarlison is the current top scorer after bagging 5 goals, including a hat-trick against Germany.

The Egyptians opened their Olympic account with a draw against Spain, before going onto lose to Argentina thanks to a Facundo Medina goal early into the second half.

A win in their final game against Australia courtesy of goals from Ahmed Rayan and Ammar Hamdy sealed the three points they desperately needed.

Both teams defense have proved easy to breach though, meaning we could have a game full of goals on our hands.

KOREA REPUBLIC vs MEXICO – 2pm (International Stadium Yokohama)

Both these sides registered two wins in their Group stage games that ensured qualification to the quarterfinals.

Mexico began with an emphatic 4-1 hammering of France and Korea matched their goal-scoring exploits with a 4-0 demolition of Romania.

With both Republic of Korea and Mexico proving to be clinical up front, this tie could feature plenty of goals.

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