Anthony Martial

ESPN3 International Football Live Fixtures, Previews: Nov. 17

LONDON, Sporting Alert – The following are the international football games that will be streaming live on ESPN3 and WatchESPN on Tuesday, November, 17.

Action kicks-off on ESPN3.com at 11:00 a.m. ET with the friendly game between European sides Russia and Croatia.

Both these teams have already secured entrance into next year’s Euro 2016 tournament and will be using this game as part of their warmups.

Russia comes into the game on very form, having good won their last five games in all competition and six of the last seven.

In their last friendly outing, the Russians tagged a Cristiano Ronaldo-less Portugal side 1-0 last Saturday, with Roman Shirokov scoring the lone goal in the final minute of the game.

They have also won four straight en route to qualifying for Euro 2016, while scoring 13 goals in the last five games and conceding just one.

Meanwhile, Croatia comes in on a two-game winning streak after beating Bulgaria and Malta in the last two games of their Euro 2016 qualifiers.

However, Luka Modric and co. are expected to face stiffer competitions on Tuesday against a Russian side that has kept four clean sheets in its last five outings.

Another clash of giants friendly game streaming live on ESPN3 on Tuesday is the matchup between World Cup champion Germany and the team that finished third in Brazil, Netherlands.

But while Germany will be using this match to continue testing talents for Euro 2016, Holland, on the other hand, are beginning to start over for the next World Cup, having failing to qualify for the European tournament in France.

Germany suffered a 2-0 defeat against France last Friday in Paris, while the Netherlands edged Wales 3-2.

In other ESPN3 and WatchESPN live streaming games, Slovakia and Iceland will do battle, Italy will look to shake off the 3-1 defeat against Belgium when they face Romania, while Austria and Switzerland will face-off.

Keep a close eye as well on the matchup between England and France at Wembley with this game streaming live on Fox Sports 1 USA.

Both France and England are set to play with a number of youngsters, with the hosts manager Roy Hodgson being forced into calling up six players under the age of 22.

“We lost Fabian Delph, alongside (Jamie) Vardy and (Michael) Carrick – three of the players who are more experienced,” Hodgson said. “So we are in a difficult situation in terms of not having a lot of players to choose from and we are playing against a very good team.

“That explains the inclusion of Jesse Lingard and when we lost Delph we turned to Ryan Mason, because we’re pursuing a policy that we set out some time ago and we are trying to stay faithful to it.”

He added: “It will be a very young team, six players under the age of 22.

ESPN3 International Football Games
Tuesday, November 17

11:00am Russia vs Croatia – ESPN3
12:00pm Azerbaijan vs Moldova
12:00pm Estonia vs St. Kitts and Nevis
1:15pm Turkey vs Greece – beIN Sports Arabia 8 HD
2:30pm Luxembourg vs Portugal – RTP 1
2:45pm Germany vs Netherlands – ESPN3
2:45pm Slovakia vs Iceland – ESPN3
2:45pm Italy vs Romania – ESPN3
2:45pm Austria vs Switzerland – ESPN3
2:45pm Poland vs Czech Republic – beIN SPORTS CONNECT
3:00pm England U19 vs France – Fox Sports 1 USA

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