Wrapping up an action-packed (live stream & TV schedule) Friday of 2014 FIFA World Cup action is another Group E showdown, as Honduras battles Ecuador from Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, Brasil. As noted in an MLS report on June 19, this inter-American clash has a TV start time of 6 p.m. Eastern Time (5 p.m. CT/4 p.m. MT/3 p.m. PT) on ESPN (TV & live stream) and Univision (en vivo en Español) in the United States, and CBC for Canada soccer/football fans.
Much like in today’s previous matches, the pre-game festivities get underway with the 2014 FIFA World Cup Pre-Match (ESPN3) Live Stream two hours prior to kickoff. The tailgating party comes courtesy of ESPN’s family of networks and is available exclusively to online viewers via free live stream (No subscriptions required).
After the pre-match show concludes, English/Spanish speakers, as well as bilingual soccer/fultbol fans have a decision to make: Watch Honduras vs. Ecuador in English or in Español. As noted in a Deportes En Vivo (June 19) press release, Univision is setting viewership records worldwide for its coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup (Copa Mundial de la FIFA Brasil 2014).
For those choosing to watch the game on television (En Espanõl), simply tune to Univision at 5:30 p.m. ET for brief pre-match analysis, lineups and exclusive interviews from Los Catrachos and Los Ecuatorianos. Finally, those wishing to watch Honduras vs. Ecuador in English can tune to ESPN (DirecTV channel 206), or can enhance their 2014 FIFA World Cup experience by exploring the following free live streams (ESPN3 online):
(5:30 p.m. ET) Honduras vs. Ecuador (Group E) (2014 FIFA World Cup) Closed captioning available
(5:55 p.m. ET) Highlight Reel - Honduras vs. Ecuador (2014 FIFA World Cup)
(5:55 p.m. ET) Portuguese Audio - Honduras vs. Ecuador (2014 FIFA World Cup) Closed captioning available
(5:55 p.m. ET) Tactical Cam - Honduras vs. Ecuador (2014 FIFA World Cup)
(5:57 p.m. ET) Em Português - Honduras vs. Equador (Grupo E) 2014 FIFA World Cup
(8:00 p.m. ET) Post-Match - Honduras vs. Ecuador (2014 FIFA World Cup)
(9:30 p.m. ET) World Cup Tonight
With a potential (Group E) second-place on the line, who will prevail in this battle of Central America versus South America: Will Honduras make history by capturing its first World Cup victory, or will Ecuador bounce back from a disappointing 2-1 loss against Switzerland? Tune to ESPN, Univision (en vivo) and CBC (Canada) to watch it all unfold from beautiful Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, Brasil, or click on the free (Internet) live stream links provided above to stream the action online.