Two sides on contrasting paths wrap-up their group-play stage this afternoon as England (Inglaterra) and Costa Rica collide in a 2014 World Cup (Copa Mundial de Futbol Brasil) game that will be televised (TV schedule) and live streaming (en vivo en Español) on ESPN2 and Univision’s family of networks. As reported by MLS on June 23, Estádio Mineirão in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, will be the site for this Group D finale.
While opening kickoff is scheduled for Noon (Eastern Time), ESPN’s online coverage gets underway two hours before. Courtesy of ESPN3’s free live stream feeds, soccer/football fans can kick off their pre-game festivities with the official Pre-Match Coverage of Costa Rica vs. England (2014 FIFA World Cup) at 10 a.m. ET (9 a.m. CT/8 a.m. MT/7 a.m. PT).
*Watch free live stream of Italy (Italia) vs Uruguay 2014 FIFA World Cup live stream free online (En Español gratis en vivo)*
After all the pre-game festivities wrap up, ESPN and Univision in the United States, and CBC in Canada will handle national TV and online broadcasting duties. While the match between Italy and Uruguay will air on big ESPN, the England-Costa Rica showdown can be seen on ESPN2 (11:30 a.m. TV start time).
Those watching online can either launch the free ESPN live streams in English of Univision’s en vivo feeds at the aforementioned TV start times. Keep in mind that while Univision’s live stream will match its national TV broadcast, ESPN’s online options go as follows:
(11:30 a.m.) Costa Rica vs. England (Group D) (2014 FIFA World Cup)
(11:55 a.m.) Highlight Reel - Costa Rica vs. England (2014 FIFA World Cup)
(11:55 a.m.) Tactical Cam - Costa Rica vs. England (2014 FIFA World Cup)
(11:55 a.m.) Portuguese Audio - Costa Rica vs. England (2014 FIFA World Cup)
It’s also worth noting that Costa Rica is headed to the 2014 FIFA World Cup’s Round of 16, while England will be playing for pride. Who will prevail: Will the Brazilian love affair with Los Ticos continue, or will England’s new starting lineup be enough to spoil the party?
Soccer/football/futbol fans around the world cannot afford to miss what is sure to miss this Group D showdown. Tune to ESPN2, Univision, or CBC to watch the national TV broadcast, or simply click on any of the aforementioned (en vivo/English) live stream options to watch on it a desktop or any number of Internet mobile devices.