Women's Olympic Tournament

GB beat Brazil, quarter line-up complete

July 31, 2012
By ESPN staff
Steph Houghton secured arguably the finest result in the history of UK women's football as Hope Powell's Great Britain side stormed to a 1-0 victory over Brazil at Wembley to send them through to the Olympic quarter-finals as Group E winners.

There have been more significant achievements but even Football Association officials privately conceded that against such formidable opposition, in front of a British record 70,584 crowd, there has been no better evening.

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