Brazil to play Mexico in men's Olympic football final

    Defensive midfielder Romulo scored the first goal in Brazil's 3-0 semifinal defeat of South Korea.

    Story highlights

    • Brazil into the men's Olympic soccer final after 3-0 win over South Korea
    • The five-time world champions are looking for a first Olympic gold medal
    • Brazil will play Mexico in Saturday's gold medal match at Wembley Stadium
    • South Korea will face Japan in the bronze medal contest in Cardiff
    Brazil's men's football team are one win away from an historic first Olympic title after a 3-0 defeat of South Korea in Tuesday's semifinal at London 2012.
    The five-time world champions, who have also won the South American championship on eight occasions, will play Mexico at Wembley Stadium on Saturday in the gold medal match.
    A brace from striker Leandro Damiao, his fifth and sixth goals of the tournament, followed a first-half effort from defensive midfielder Romulo as Brazil proved too much for spirited South Korea.
    Mexico booked a place in the weekend showpiece courtesy of a similarly comfortable 3-1 win over Japan, who will contest the bronze medal against their Asian rivals in Cardiff on Friday.