Schedule of Soccer Matches During International Break On US TV and Internet

UPDATED: Soccer stars from around the world will be reporting for international duty tomorrow in preparation for the upcoming World Cup playoff matches and friendlies.

For viewers in the United States, here’s the TV and Internet schedule for the next two weeks:

All times Eastern; Schedules are subject to change

Wednesday, November 13

Jordan vs Uruguay (World Cup playoff match, 1st leg), 9:45am, One World Sports and DishWorld
Mexico vs New Zealand (World Cup playoff match, 1st leg), 3:30pm, ESPN, Univision Deportes and

Thursday, November 14

Belgium vs Colombia (friendly), 3pm, ESPN Deportes and

Friday, November 15

Iceland vs Croatia (World Cup playoff match, 1st leg), 2pm,
Portugal vs Sweden (World Cup playoff match, 1st leg), 2:45pm, ESPN Deportes and
Ukraine vs France (World Cup playoff match, 1st leg), 2:45pm,
Greece vs Romania (World Cup playoff match, 1st leg), 2:45pm,
Italy vs Germany (friendly), 2:45pm, Univision Deportes
Scotland vs USA (friendly), 3pm, ESPN2, UniMas and
England vs Chile (friendly), 3pm, FOX Sports 1, FOX Deportes and FOX Soccer 2GO
Argentina vs Ecuador (friendly), 7:55pm, beIN SPORT, beIN SPORT Espanol and DishWorld

Saturday, November 16

Nigeria vs Ethiopia (World Cup playoff match, 2nd leg), 10am, beIN SPORTbeIN SPORT Espanol and DishWorld
Senegal vs Ivory Coast (World Cup playoff match, 2nd leg), 2pm, beIN SPORTbeIN SPORT Espanol and DishWorld
Equatorial Guinea vs Spain (friendly), 4pm, ESPN Deportes and
Brazil vs Honduras (friendly), 7:30pm, beIN SPORT, beIN SPORT Espanol and DishWorld

Sunday, November 17

Cameroon vs Tunisia (World Cup playoff match, 2nd leg), 9:30am, beIN SPORTbeIN SPORT Espanol and DishWorld

Tuesday, November 19

Egypt vs Ghana (World Cup playoff match, 2nd leg), 11am, beIN SPORTbeIN SPORT Espanol and DishWorld
Algeria vs Burkina Faso (World Cup playoff match, 2nd leg), 1:15pm, beIN SPORTbeIN SPORT Espanol and DishWorld
Romania vs Greece (World Cup playoff match, 2nd leg), 2pm,
South Africa vs Spain (friendly), 2pm,
Croatia vs Iceland (World Cup playoff match, 2nd leg), 2:15pm,
Netherlands vs Colombia (friendly), 2:30pm,
Sweden vs Portugal (World Cup playoff match, 2nd leg), 2:45pm, ESPN2, ESPN Deportes and
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

Wednesday, November 20

New Zealand vs Mexico (World Cup playoff match, 2nd leg), 1am, ESPN, UniMas, Univision Deportes and
Uruguay vs Jordan (World Cup playoff match, 2nd leg), 6pm, beIN SPORTbeIN SPORT Espanol and DishWorld

27 thoughts on “Schedule of Soccer Matches During International Break On US TV and Internet”

      1. According to the WatchESPN website, the 2nd leg of France-Ukraine is scheduled for EPSN3.

        Also the Sweden-Portugal 2nd leg is scheduled for ESPN2.

        ESPN has been known to switch things around on their website, but as of now that is what it is showing.

        In addition beIN has been advertising they will be showing all the African qualifiers as they did the first legs.

        1. Awesome. Thanks Dave!

          As soon as I get official confirmation from ESPN, I’ll update the schedule accordingly (if there are any more changes).

  1. What a load of crap (not your post Chris). Portugal-Sweden on ESPN Deportes! What the? (Yes I know it’s on ESPN3 for all those lowers of watching things on smart phones, tablets and internet vs on TV).

    Only those that have Spanish Pkg can see deportes. But ESPN will have crap Mexico game for all.

    Ukraine – France only on ESPN3?

    Big playoff games getting out of the main line coverage. Typically for the US.

      1. The first leg on 11/13 will be shown on One World Sports. I am not sure other than Dish who carries it but you you can stream the match through their website without a subscription.

        The 2nd leg on 11/20 I have not seen confirmed yet for any broadcaster.

        1. Thanks for the heads-up Dave about One World Sports. I updated the listing for that. And I just found out that the 2nd leg between Uruguay-Jordan will be shown live on beIN SPORT, so I’ve updated the list accordingly.

          1. How did One World Sports get the rights to the game? They haven’t typically carried live soccer other than the Cosmos and Asian soccer.

  2. Awful awful awful job by ESPN in “promoting” the upcoming World Cup.

    How could they have the rights to some top-notch mathups and only put those games online? No excuses! Absolutely awful!

    Show the Ukraine-France game on ESPN or ESPNNews, for Christ’s sake; what is wrong with this network???

    Why is Sweden-Portugal on ESPN Deportes, a channel that noone gets without a Spanish language package…

    1. Let’s hold off until we get the final list of games from ESPN Schedules are subject to change, but the above list is correct as of press time.

        1. France v Ukraine on November 19 is now confirmed to be LIVE on Univision Deportes Network (UDN), as we have expected all along.

          Televisa has Spanish-language rights to all France home games in both Mexico and the U.S. through May 2014. Televisa owns 45% of Univision.

  3. FYI to DIRECTV subs:

    DIRECTV now offers a $4.99/month DIRECTV Deportes add-on package which includes ESPN Deportes, FOX Deportes, beIN Sport en Espanol, TyC Sports (USA), and GOLTV.

    This package is much cheaper than the $14.99/month en Espanol add-on package.

    1. Thanks for the question. I’ve updated the list to include the Italy vs Germany game. It’ll be on Univision Deportes and RAI International.

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