The men's football event in the Rio 2016 Olympics has reached the knockout stage where eight teams will fight against each other in order to win the gold. Brazil, who failed to score in the first two matches, have progressed to the quarter-finals after the host nation registered a 4-0 victory over Denmark.

Despite the defeat at the hands of Brazil, Denmark have made it to the next round. These are the two teams from Group A. From Group B, Nigeria and Colombia have progressed to the last eight. Colombia sealed a berth by defeating Nigeria 2-0 in the last group stage fixture.

From Group C, South Korea and Germany made it to the quarters, while Portugal and Honduras were the two teams to qualify for the next round from Group D. These eight teams will face each other in the four quarter-final fixtures and the winners of these clashes will make it to the next stage of the event.

Rui Jorge
Rui Jorge will manage Portugal in the Rio 2016 Olympics Getty

Where to watch live

The football matches of the Rio 2016 Olympics will be telecast live on BBC One, BBC Four and Red Button in the United Kingdom. In addition to this, there will be up to 24 HD video streams to follow the event on desktop, mobile and tabs.

Eight teams progressed to the men's football event in Rio 2016 Olympics:

  1. Brazil
  2. Denmark
  3. Nigeria
  4. Colombia
  5. South Korea
  6. Germany
  7. Portugal
  8. Honduras


Quarter-final 1: Portugal v Germany

Date and Time: 13 August, Saturday – 5pm BST/ 1pm local time

Venue: Mané Garrincha Stadium

Quarter-final 2: Nigeria v Denmark

Date and Time: 13 August, Saturday -8pm BST/ 4pm local time

Venue: Fonte Nova Arena

Quarter-final 3: South Korea v Honduras

Date and Time: 13 August, Saturday – 11pm BST/ 7pm local time

Venue: Mineirão

Quarter-final 4: Brazil v Colombia

Date and Time: 13 August, Saturday - 2am BST (Sunday)/ 10pm local time

Venue: Corinthians Arena