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Euro 2016 Day 1; Copa America Centenario Day 8: Game times, TV schedule, online streaming

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Slightly different format for the Hilario during the Euros (should've had it running since the start of the Copa America, in all fairness) as this will be your home for most match discussion and other related (or unrelated) topics.

If you're looking for reading material, be sure to check out SBN's Euro 2016 preview, which is gorgeous.

Or read this on Pavel Nedved (*swoon*) and the Czech Republic's preparations for Euro 96.  And while we're speaking of the Czechs, my favorite (of all-time!  ALL-TIME!) national side were the Czechs at Euro 2004.  Here's their most famous match, the comeback against the Netherlands.  (Here are extended highlights, too, in lower quality and in Czech.)

On with the games!


When:  20:00 BST; 3pm EDT
Where:  Stade de France, Paris
On TV:  ITV 1 (UK); ESPN2, ESPN Deportes (USA); elsewhere
Streaming online:  ITV Live (UK); ESPN3 (USA)

Who/what to watch for: The first match of Euro 2016, with the hosts opening against one of the weaker teams in the whole competition.  Chelsea's Kurt Zouma misses out due to injury, but there will be plenty of talent on display from France, one of the pre-tournament favorites.  Pogba, Griezmann, Kante have all been linked with Chelsea and I would love to have them one or all of them, in that order of preference.  If I were a betting man (I'm not), I'd bet that this tournament will be Paul Pogba's breakout party on the international stage.


When: 7pm EDT; 00:00 BST (next day)
Where: Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, MA
On TV: Premier Sports (UK); FOX, Univision (USA); elsewhere
Streaming online: Fox Soccer 2Go

Who/what to watch for: Matchday 2 in Group D, where the two best teams in the group have already met, with Argentina emerging solid winners against Chile.  Bolivia also lost their first match and are expected to lose this one handily.  Chile's Alexis Sanchez and Arturo Vidal make Chile's world go around.


When: 9:30pm EDT; 02:30 BST (next day)
Where: Soldier Field, Chicago, IL
On TV: Premier Sports (UK); FOX, Univision (USA); elsewhere
Streaming online: Fox Soccer 2Go

Who/what to watch for: The winner will secure passage to the knockout stages.  Both Messi and Aguero started on the bench in the first game; could we see them play a bit more in this one?

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