European World Cup Playoffs 2nd Legs Plus Austria vs USA & England vs Germany: Open Thread
This is it. After two years of qualifying matches, today is the final day to determine which European teams will be heading to World Cup 2014. The countries that are fighting to qualify for Brazil today are France, Sweden, Portugal, Ukraine, Romania, Greece, Croatia and Iceland.
On top of that, there are two important friendlies with the US Men’s National Team playing Austria, while England takes on Germany.
Here’s the schedule for today’s matches:
Romania vs Greece (World Cup playoff match, 2nd leg), 2pm, WatchESPN.com
South Africa vs Spain (friendly), 2pm, WatchESPN.com
Croatia vs Iceland (World Cup playoff match, 2nd leg), 2:15pm, ESPN3.com
Netherlands vs Colombia (friendly), 2:30pm, ESPN3.com
Sweden vs Portugal (World Cup playoff match, 2nd leg), 2:45pm, ESPN2, ESPN Deportes and WatchESPN.com
Austria vs USA (friendly), 2:45pm, NBCSN
England vs Germany (friendly), 3pm, FOX Sports 1, FOX Deportes and FOX Soccer 2GO
France vs Ukraine (World Cup playoff match, 2nd leg), 3pm, Univision Deportes and WatchESPN.com
Before, during and after today’s matches, join the conversation in the comments section below with fellow soccer fans.