Olympics Football: Brazil In! Great Britain Out!

The Host (Great Britain)  crashed out of the Olympics after their humiliating defeat to South Korea in Penalty shootout.

Koreans started the match brightly and opened the scoring in 29th min. Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey equalized for Great Britain with a spot kick and missed another during the course of the match.

After 120 mins, Score was still 1-1 and the match went to penalty shootout.

Sturridge’s miss proves costly for Great Britain

Both the team scored their first four shots, then Chelsea’s Sturridge penalty got saved by the Korean Keeper. Then Ki hammered the final nail in the coffin for team GB by scoring a well taken penalty and sending the Asians in to the semi final of the London games.

Mean while the tournament favorites Brazil booked their place in the last four with a hard fought victory over Honduras. The final score was 3-2. Honduras with two red cards fought well and deserved some credit too.

It looks like gold medal is Brazil’s to lose.

Written by Dinesh V

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