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Argentina vs Romania 2014 soccer live streaming friendly & TV schedule (en vivo)

Lionel Messi #10 of Argentina reacts after scoring his second of two goals during the first half of an international friendly soccer match on June 9, 2012 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
Lionel Messi #10 of Argentina reacts after scoring his second of two goals during the first half of an international friendly soccer match on June 9, 2012 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
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Arena Nationala in Bucharest will be the site for today’s soccer (futbol) live stream (en vivo) friendly encounter between Argentina and Romania, which has a TV scheduled starting time of 2 p.m. ET (1 p.m. CT/Noon MT/11 a.m. PT).

According to a March 5, 2014 report by the Buenos Aires Herald, FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi and Barca teammate Javier Mascherano arrived in Bucharest, Romania, on Tuesday and will be available.

This Argentina vs. Romania 2014 clash will be broadcast live on ESPN-Deportes (DirecTV channel 432) beginning at 1:55 p.m. ET. Live streaming options for this match exist courtesy of Watch-ESPN, ESPN3 and ESPN-Deportes (En Español) online. For more information please visit Watch-ESPN or click here to be transferred directly (en vivo).

For Argentina, today’s international friendly gives manager Alejandro Sabella the opportunity to decide which players will make the final roster for May’s 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

In addition to Messi and Mascherano, Sabella will likely be go with Sergio Aguero, Ezequiel Lavezzi, Federico Fernandez, Nicolas Otamendi, Lucas Biglia and goalkeepers Sergio Romero and Mariano Andújar.

Here’s a look at Argentina’s squad for today’s soccer friendly (live streaming) showdown with the Romanians:

  • Goalkeepers: Sergio Romero, Mariano Andújar and Agustín Orión.
  • Defenders: Pablo Zabaleta, Federico Fernández, Marcos Rojo, Ezequiel Garay, Nicolás Otamendi, Hugo Capagnaro, José María Basanta, Lisandro Ezequiel López and Gino Peruzzi.
  • Midfielders: Javier Mascherano, Maxi Rodríguez, Fernando Gago, Ángel di María, Éver Banega, José Ernesto Sosa, Lucas Biglia, Augusto Fernández and Ricky Álvarez.
  • Forwards: Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero, Gonzalo Higuaín, Ezequiel Lavezzi and Rodrigo Palacio.

For Romania, while this TV scheduled matchup will only serve as a barometer for his players, Victor Piturca will have the following roster to throw at the South Americans today:

  • Goalkeepers: Costel Pantilimon, Alexandru Buzbuchi and Ciprian Tatarusanu.
  • Defenders: Razvan Rat, Alexandru Matel, Paul Papp, Srdjan Luchin, Steliano Filip, Florin Gardos, Dragos Grigore and Laurentiu Rus.
  • Midfielders: Gabriel Torje, Cristian Tanase, Alexandru Bourceanu, Mihali Pintilii, Costin Lazar, Alexandru Maxim, Alexandru Chipciu and Paul Anton.
  • Forwards: Ciprian Marica, Bogdan Stancu, Gheorghe Grozav and Raul Rusescu.

Soccer Friendly Odds Prior to TV Schedule & Live Stream Time (En Vivo)

  • Romania line: +550 ML.
  • Argentina line: -250 ML.
  • Draw line: +300 ML.
  • OVER/UNDER: 2½ goals.