The second 2014 FIFA World Cup match on Friday’s ESPN live stream and Univision TV schedule (en vivo) coverage features two European sides sitting atop Group E, as Switzerland battles France. According to a June 20 RB report, Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, will be the site for this clash, which has a TV start time scheduled for 3 p.m. ET (2 p.m. CT/1 p.m. MT/12 p.m. PT) on TV and online (free live stream).
With three points apiece, the (1-0-0) French and the (1-0-0) Swiss will be battling for Group E supremacy with only one more group-stage match to play. Furthermore, with (0-1-0) Honduras and (0-1-0) Ecuador scheduled to collide at 6 p.m. ET this evening, this all-European will likely be for all the Group E marbles.
2014 FIFA World Cup pre-game live stream coverage gets underway at 1 p.m. ET courtesy of ESPN3 online. Following the Switzerland vs. France 2014 pre-match festivities, the Worldwide Leader in Sports will have the following (Internet) viewing options (free live stream feeds/Eastern Time):
(2:30 p.m.) Switzerland vs. France (Group E) (2014 FIFA World Cup)
(2:55 p.m.) Highlight Reel - Switzerland vs. France (2014 FIFA World Cup)
(2:55 p.m.) Tactical Cam - Switzerland vs. France (2014 FIFA World Cup)
(2:55 p.m.) Portuguese Audio - Switzerland vs. France (2014 FIFA World Cup)
(2:57 p.m.) Em Português - Suiça vs. França (Grupo E) 2014 FIFA World Cup
For television viewers of Univision, Univision-Deportes, ESPN, ESPN Deportes, CBC-Canada and other networks around the world, the official TV start time is slated for 2:30 p.m. ET. This will consist of brief analysis, lineups and predictions for the match between Switzerland vs. France, but not as in-depth as the free live stream feed of ESPN3.
What can soccer/football/futbol fans expect to see when they tune their TVs or launch the free live streams at the aforementioned start times? According to 2014 FIFA World Cup oddsmakers, France is listed as a -120 favorite to defeat a Switzerland side with +350 odds of an upset. In addition to the match’s betting lines, the odds that there will be a draw between these two countries is calculated at +250, and finally, the OVER/UNDER is set at a combined total of ½ goals.
What will happen when these Group E co-leaders collide this evening in Salvador: Will the Swiss go beyond their limits to beat France, or will Antoine Griezmann, who believes he’s found his place in the French side, lead his squad to victory? Tune to CBC, ESPN, Univision’s networks to find out what happens, whether by national TV broadcast or by free live stream online.