The Olympic Tennis Centre in Rio, staged the
first semi-final in football 5-a-side. Host nation Brazil were looking to perserve
their Paralympic title and a unbeaten record which stretches back to 2004.
Their opponent’s China, are yet to concede a goal in normal time and were hoping to prevent
Brazil from reaching a fourth consecutive final. In the other semi-final Argentina faced Iran. After 50 minutes, the
match 0-0 and was decided on penalties.