Mexico vs France FREE: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time and team news for Olympic Football group game
22nd July 2021

MEXICO and France begin their quest for gold at the Olympics with a clash in Toyko.

The majority of each squad has to be under 23, with the French youngsters one of the favourites to win the gold medal.

But they will want to get themselves off to a good start against a strong Mexican side, with their group also featuring hosts Japan and South Africa.

When is Mexico vs France?

  • This Olympic Football group game will be held on Thursday, July 22.
  • Kick-off is at 9am BST.
  • Follow all the action from this clash with our live blog right here from 7.30am.

Which TV channel and live stream can I watch it on?

You can watch all of the action live on the BBC Red Button and on Eurosport.

Head to BBC ONE and hit the red button on your remote, selecting this match from the drop down menu.

If you want to stream, both the BBC iPlayer, Eurosport Player and Discovery+ have you covered.

What is the team news?

There's no Kylian Mbappe in the French side, despite the PSG striker being eligible.

Andre-Pierre Gignac, Florian Thauvin and Eduardo Camavinga will all be on show however in what is a very strong, talented squad.

Arsenal fans will also be keen to see how William Saliba gets on, with the 20-year-old also on the plane.

Nations can select three players over the age of 23 for the tournament and the Mexicans included superb veteran goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa amongst their ranks.

Hopes are high in Mexico for their young side, with Diego Lainez taking the captain's armband.

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