The big 2014 FIFA World Cup matchup of the day takes place in Group G, where the United States (Estados Unidos) and Germany (Alemania) battle it out on ESPN (TV/live stream) and Univision (Copa Mundial de Futbol Brasil en vivo/Español) TV schedule (USA) and CBC (Canada). As reported by CBS News on June 26, Arena Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil, will host this terrific showdown starting at 12 p.m. Eastern Time (11 a.m. CT/10 a.m. MT/9 a.m. PT).
Germany starts the day sitting atop the Group G standings, but the United States of America will have something to say about that with an improbable finish. With four points apiece, these intercontinental rivals collide for a chance at supremacy in the “Group of Death”.
All the action gets underway with the pre-match coverage on ESPN (DirecTV channel 206), Univision (Miami-23 en vivo) and CBC (Canada TV) at 11 a.m. ET. Opening kickoff is slated for approximately one-hour later, as national TV broadcasts and free live streams online come together as one.
For those watching online, the pre-game show gets underway at 10 a.m. ET and courtesy of ESPN, soccer/football players can watch the streams live and free via ESPN3. In addition to the two-hour pre-game show, ESPN live stream viewers will have also the chance to check out any of the following options (All Eastern Times):
(11 a.m.) United States vs. Germany (Group G) 2014 FIFA World Cup
(11:55 a.m.) Portuguese Audio - United States vs. Germany (2014 FIFA World Cup)
(11:55 a.m.) Tactical Cam - United States vs. Germany (2014 FIFA World Cup)
(11:55 a.m.) Highlight Reel - United States vs. Germany (2014 FIFA World Cup)
(11:57 a.m.) Em Português - Estados Unidos vs. Alemanha 2014 FIFA World Cup
(2:00 p.m.) Post-Match - United States vs. Germany (2014 FIFA World Cup)
Who will prevail in a matchup in which will could be the difference: Will the United States’ kill-or-be-killed attitude pay off, like Fabian Johnson revealed, or will Germany impose its will led by Thomas Muller? Tune to ESPN (TV/live stream) and Univision’s (en vivo/Español) national TV coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, simply click on the links provided above to experience ESPN3’s multifaceted coverage of the biggest tournament in sports.