The Olympic soccer tournament in Rio rolls on, and this is a critical match for Son Heung-Min and South Korea. Thanks to a late match winner against Mexico, Korea advanced to the quarterfinals and finished atop their Olympic group, an impressive feat considering they were in a group with both Germany and Mexico.
Now, Sonny and Company are one win away from playing for an Olympic medal. I don’t have to tell you how important that is — if Korea medals the athletes involved are waived from having to participate in their mandatory military service, which is great news for both Tottenham and Sonny.
But first they have to get past Honduras. The Hondurans finished second in Group D behind Porgutal. They won once (over Algeria), lost once (to Portugal) and drew once (vs. Argentina). Korea SHOULD be favored, but this is the Olympics, and anything can happen.
Let’s cheer on Sonny and his compatriots in Rio!
How to Watch
Date/Time -- Saturday, August 13, 2016, 6:00 p.m. ET (11 pm BST)
Venue: Mineirão, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
TV: Not televised (USA), BBC Red Button (UK), Not televised (Canada), other countries at livesoccertv.com
Streaming: NBCOlympics.com / NBC Sports Live Extra (USA), CBC Player (Canada)
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