Sunday’s massive World Cup game between Brazil and Switzerland will be televised live on NBCSN in Spanish as well as on Telemundo Deportes. The game, which will be NBCSN’s first-ever World Cup broadcast, kicks off at 2pm ET. Pre-match coverage begins at 1:30pm ET. Televised live from Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, the match will be simulcast in Spanish from Telemundo Deportes, the exclusive Spanish-language home of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Sammy Sadovnik calls the match on Telemundo and NBCSN, joined by Eduardo Biscayart and Juan Pablo Sorin, a former member of the Argentina national team, where he played ... Read more
If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Northern Ireland vs. Switzerland in their World Cup qualification playoff, you’ve come to the right place. Northern Ireland and Switzerland are both two games away from qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup but only one of the teams will advance. The first leg of the World Cup playoff could go a long way to giving one of the team’s a key advantage going into the second leg. Match: Northern Ireland vs. Switzerland Kickoff: Thursday, 2:45pm ET Looking to watch Northern Ireland vs. Switzerland online from your work, home or ... Read more
Lausanne (AFP) – Around 120 asylum seekers and refugees in Switzerland will next week compete in a football tournament organised with the backing of UEFA, organisers said Wednesday. This first “inter-migrant” contest is being organised by Hospice Generale, a Geneva-based charity established in 1535, together with local authorities in the town of Nyon, where UEFA, the governing body of European football, is headquartered. The migrants will be divided into 16 teams of 10 players each, said the project’s coordinator, Michel Nicolet. “They mostly come from Eritrea and Ethiopia. There are also Syrians, Iraqis, Afghans and West Africans,” he said. Nicolet ... Read more
Saint-Étienne (France) (AFP) – Xherdan Shaqiri said Arsenal-bound Granit Xhaka can cope with Euro 2016 heartache after his penalty miss sent Poland into the quarter-finals at Switzerland’s expense on Saturday. Xhaka, who will join the Gunners after the European Championship finals, sent Switzerland’s second penalty wide while Poland nailed all five kicks to seal a 5-4 win in the shoot-out. “He’s disappointed, but that’s football and mistakes can happen,” said stocky Stoke City winger Shaqiri who was man-of-the-match which was 1-1 after extra-time. Shaqiri’s spectacular second-half bicycle kick equaliser saw the Swiss draw level after Jakob Blaszczykowski gave the Poles ... Read more
Saint-Étienne (France) (AFP) – Poland claimed the first Euro 2016 quarter-final place Saturday by beating Switzerland 5-4 in a penalty shoot-out after Arsenal-bound Granit Xhaka blasted his spot-kick wide. Jakob Blaszczykowski proved again he has the midas touch for Poland as the Borussia Dortmund winger gave his side a first-half lead in the last-16 clash. Xherdan Shaqiri’s spectacular second-half bicycle kick levelled for Switzerland and with the scores 1-1 after extra time, the clash at Saint-Etienne’s Stade Geoffrey Guichard went into penalties. Xhaka, who will join the Gunners after the European Championship finals, sent Switzerland’s second penalty wide while Poland ... Read more
If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Switzerland vs. Poland in Euro 2016, you’ve come to the right place. In the first Knockout game of Euro 2016, the favorites Poland face the underdogs Switzerland. The winner will play the winner of Croatia against Portugal next week. Can Robert Lewandowski fire the Poles to victory in this important match? Here are all of the details of where you can watch it on television and via legal streaming: Who: Switzerland vs. Poland What: Euro 2016, Round of 16 knockout game When: Game kicks off at 9am ET / 6am ... Read more
Saint-Étienne (France) (AFP) – Experience forged in the German league will help Switzerland’s Bundesliga stars when they face Robert Lewandowski’s Poland in the last 16 at Euro 2016 on Saturday. Switzerland and Poland have both qualified for the knockout phase of a European Championship finals for the first time. But Adam Nawalka’s Poland have reason to be more optimistic with four wins in their ten meetings, while the Swiss have won just once. With 11 of the Swiss squad having plied their trade in Germany’s top flight last season — including Arsenal-bound Granit Xhaka — the Swiss know what to ... Read more
Berlin (AFP) – German sportswear maker Puma Monday blamed a manufacturing flaw after several Swiss players had their jerseys torn in their Euro 2016 match with France a day earlier. Its investigation had found that “there was a faulty batch of material in which the yarn was damaged during production,” the company said in a statement.