Brazil's quest for a first gold medal in men's soccer will take its next step today as the Brazilians take on Belarus in group stage action in the United Kingdom.
The Brazilians opened Olympic play with a 3-2 victory against Egypt, and can secure a place in the quarterfinals with a victory today. Spain, which lost its Olympic owner to Japan, faces Honduras in what amounts to a must-win match for the team considered most likely to challenge Brazil for gold.
In MLS play, the Philadelphia Union take on the New England Revoluton in a key Eastern Conference showdown between two teams that desperately want to stay within striking distance of a playoff spot.
In Mexico, Herculez Gomez and Santos Laguna take on Chivas de Guadalajara in a key Primera Division showdown in Guadalajara.
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Enjoy the action (Today's Soccer TV schedule is after the jump:
TODAY'S SOCCER ON TV
7 a.m. - NBCOlympics.com - Egypt men vs. New Zealand
9:30 a.m. - Telemundo/NBCOlympics.com - Mexico men vs. Gabon
10 a.m. - MSNBC/NBCOlympics.com - Brazil men vs. Belarus
12 p.m. - Telemundo/MSNBC/NBCOlympics.com - Senegal men vs. Uruguay
12 p.m. - NBCOlympics.com - Japan men vs. Morocco
12:15 p.m. - NBCOlympics.com - South Korea men vs. Switzerland
2:45 p.m. - MSNBC/NBCOlympics.com - Great Britain men vs. United Arab Emirates
2:45 p.m. - Telemundo/NBCOlympics.com - Spain men vs. Honduras
1 p.m. - Univision - Pumas UNAM vs. Queretaro
6 p.m. - Telemundo - Chivas de Guadalajara vs. Santos Laguna
7 p.m. - NBC Sports Network - Philadelphia Union vs. New England Revolution