Earlier tonight in Tokyo, Japan, Brazil overcame an early 0 – 1 deficit to defeat China 2 – 1 and qualify for the finals of the IBSA Blind Football World Championships. Both of Brazil’s goals came in the second half.
Brazil is now scheduled to play Argentina tomorrow. The final offers no real surprises as Brazil and Argentina are the only two teams in the event’s history to win it. Historically, Brazil comes out the winner in this matchup, with a record of 6 – 4 – 2 in playing Argentina.
China will play Spain in the competition’s bronze medal match. The two teams have not met much in their history, with Spain having a slight historical edge with a record against China of 2 – 1 – 0.