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WATCH LIVE: Mighty men’s match in beach volleyball as USA faces Brazil

Beach Volleyball - Olympics: Day 4

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 09: Phil Dalhausser (R) and Nicholas Lucena of United States celebrate a point during the Men’s Beach Volleyball Preliminary Pool C match against Rodolfo Lombardo Ontiveros Gomez and Juan Ramon Virgen Pulido of Mexico of Mexico on Day 4 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Beach Volleyball Arena on August 9, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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The men’s beach volleyball quarterfinals begin Monday, with a high-powered match kicking things off.

American duo Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena will meet No. 1 ranked pairing Alison Cerutti and Bruno Oscar Schmidt of Brazil earlier than they would’ve liked thanks to the latter’s surprising second-place finish in Group A.

The winner will get the victor of the following match, which pits the seeded Netherlands teams against each other.


3 p.m. EDT – Game 1 – Dalhausser/Lucena (USA) vs. Alison/Bruno (BRA)

4 p.m. EDT – Game 2 – Nummerdor/Varenhorst (NED) vs. Brouwer/Meeuwsen (NED)

10 p.m. EDT – Game 3 – Nicolai/Lupo (ITA) vs. Liamin/Barsuk (RUS)

11 p.m. EDT – Game 4 – Krasilnikov/Semenov (RUS) vs. Diaz Gomez/Gonzalez Bayard (CUB)

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