2012 Olympics Soccer Draw: Analyzing All 4 Groups

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2012 Olympics Soccer Draw: Analyzing All 4 Groups
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The Olympic football draw is out. Now it's time speculate.

Today we're bringing you instant analysis of all four groups in the Olympic men's football tournament.

In case you missed the draw, which happened Tuesday in London, here it is:

Group A: Great Britain, Senegal, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay

Group B: Mexico, Korea Republic, Gabon, Switzerland

Group C: Brazil, Egypt, Belarus, New Zealand

Group D: Spain, Japan, Honduras, Morocco

Great Britain (as hosts), Mexico, Brazil and Spain were seeded for the draw.

Each qualified nation will enter a team of Under-23 internationals. Each team may invite three over-age players.

Group matches will be played July 26-Aug. 1. The top two teams in each group will advance to the quarterfinals.

The quarterfinals are scheduled for Aug. 4, the semifinals for Aug. 7 and the final for Aug. 11 at Wembley.

Which players will stand out? Here’s Bleacher Report's look at 50 players – men and women – to watch once the competition kicks off.

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