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Euro 2016 & Copa América game times, TV schedule, live streaming: Wales vs. N.Ireland; Modrić vs. Ronaldo; USA vs. Colombia

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After a tumultuous last couple days off the pitch, we finally can get back to events on the pitch.


And there was much rejoicing.

First up, the last 16 standing begin the first knockout round at Euro 2016, then USA battle Colombia for third place in a rematch of the opening match of the Copa América.


When:  14:00 BST: 9am EDT
Where:  Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, Saint-Ètienne
On TV:  BBC One (UK); ESPN, ESPN Deportes (USA); elsewhere
Streaming online:  BBC iPlayer (UK); ESPN3 (USA)

Who/what to watch: Two teams who have struggled to truly impress, though Poland's collection of youthful attackers has probably outplayed Switzerland's.  Poland have yet to concede a goal at the tournament and Lewandowski has yet to find the back of the net, neither of which are exactly good omens if you're Switzerland.


When:  17:00 BST; 12pm EDT
Where:  Parc des Princes, Paris
On TV:  BBC One (UK); ESPN, ESPN Deportes (USA); elsewhere
Streaming online:  BBC iPlayer (UK); ESPN3 (USA)

Who/what to watch: Narrative overload here with two unfancied UK nations facing each other not 48 hours after all the EU referendum.  Gareth Bale has more goals than all of N.Ireland combined at the Euros, though after surviving the fiery crucible of Germany, Poland, and Ukraine, N.Ireland could still catch fire at any given moment.


When:  20:00 BST; 3pm EDT
Where:  Stade Bollaert-Delelis, Lens
On TV:  ITV 1 (UK); ESPN, ESPN Deportes (USA); elsewhere
Streaming online:  ITV Live (UK); ESPN3 (USA)

Who/what to watch: The headline match of the day, despite Portugal's struggles, headlined by Real Madrid teammates facing off in Luka Modric (if fit) and Cristiano Ronaldo (who finally found his shooting boots).  Croatia were the surprise winners over Spain in the group and they certainly seem to be one of the better teams in the tournament.  Given the weak bracket on their side (Belgium perhaps the biggest threat), this could be a glorious year for the red-and-white checks.


When:  8pm EDT; 01:00 BST (next day)
Where:  University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, AZ
On TV:  Premier Sports (UK); FX, Univision (USA); elsewhere
Streaming online:  Fox Soccer 2Go, Fubo (USA)

Who/what to watch: Is anybody ever interested in third place games?  Even if it's the USA?  Even if it's a rematch of the opening game of this year's Copa América Centenario?  The USA were thoroughly outmatches against Argentina while Colombia perhaps got a bit unlucky but were also not consistent enough against Chile (or the whole tournament for that matter).  The USMNT will probably have some prideful motivation in this one.

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