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Edgar Ié and Portugal are through the quarter-finals of the Olympics

Portugal defeated Honduras 2-1 and made it to the last eight of the Rio Olympics. Villarreal B defender Edgar Ié made his second start for A Selecção Olímpica.

Honduras v Portugal: Men's Football - Olympics: Day 2 Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

The Portuguese Under-23 team made it to the last eight of the Rio Olympics after defeating Honduras 2-1.

Villarreal B defender Edgar Ié made his second start for A Selecção Olímpica. Portugal were trailing 1-0 within seconds of the encounter but they managed to turn the tables and seal their ticket to the quarter-finals.

Now that they have qualified to the last eight of the Olympics, Portugal will be hoping to keep building momentum and strengthen their position as candidates to win a medal.

Portugal will be facing the runners up of Group C, which is still open for grabs between México, South Korea, or Germany.

Honduras v Portugal: Men's Football - Olympics: Day 2 Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

Meanwhile, Argentina also won their match against Algeria by the same margin; 2-1. Cristian Espinoza did not start for The Albiceleste and made a late substitution in the 86th minute.

Argentina are all but qualified, and they must win against Honduras is they are to make it to the quarter-finals of the Olympics.

Argentina v Algeria: Men's Football - Olympics: Day 2 Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images