(Sporting Alert) — World Cup 2014 qualifying action takes center stage again on Tuesday with no less than 20 games on the schedule for coverage.
Several tasty matchups are on the card including the clash between world champions Spain and the on form France at Stade de France and Al Jazeera Sport is one of the channels broadcasting the game live.
Live football can also be seen on Polsat Sport Extra, Orange Sport, Dolce Sport, RTE Network 2, Sport Klub, Dolce Sport, SuperSport MaXimo, TRK Ukraina Football, ESPN, ESPN3 and Univision, among others.
Spain were shockingly held to a 1-1 draw at home by Finland, while France easy defeated Georgia 3-1.
The world champs result surprised everyone, including France boss Didier Deschamps.
“Yes, it was a great surprise. I saw the game and Spain deserved to win,” Deschamps said. “Nevertheless this result changes nothing.
“Spain are still the best team in the world. They were before, they are now and they will be after tomorrow’s match.
“There’s been no change in my intentions, nor in Spain’s.
“They will come to have control of the ball and to win the game.”
France currently leads Europe Group I with 10 points and could put pressure on Spain with a win on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, Group H leaders Montenegro will entertain England at Stadion Pod Goricom with both sides confident of taking victory in the battle for top spot in the group.
England hammered San Marino 8-0 in their last qualifier last week, but no one can expect anything close to that against Montenegro.
Elsewhere, Portugal will face Azerbaijan, looking for a win after drawing 3-3 with Israel, which will take on Northern Ireland, Argentina go for another win over Bolivia, Netherlands will host Romania, while in CONCACAF action, Mexico and USA battle in a rival clash.
World Cup 2014 Qualifier: Live TV Channel Schedule, Times – Mar. 26
4:30am Australia vs Oman – SBS One Australia, Fox Sports 1 Australia, One World Sports
6:00am Korea Republic vs Qatar – One World Sports
8:00am Uzbekistan vs Lebanon – One World Sports
9:00am Jordan vs Japan – One World Sports
12:00pm Armenia vs Czech Republic – ESPN3, Sportsnet World
12:00pm Egypt vs Zimbabwe
1:00pm Azerbaijan vs Portugal – Sportsnet, ESPN Deportes, ESPN3
1:00pm Estonia vs Andorra – ESPN3
2:30pm Turkey vs Hungary – ESPN3
3:00pm Ukraine vs Moldova –
3:15pm Denmark vs Bulgaria –
3:30pm Serbia vs Scotland – ESPN UK / HD, ESPN3
3:30pm Netherlands vs Romania – Sportsnet World, ESPN3
3:45pm Germany vs Kazakhstan – GolTV USA, ESPN3
3:45pm Wales vs Croatia – Sky Sports 1/HD
3:45pm Ireland Republic vs Austria – GolTV USA, Sky Sports 2/HD
3:45pm Poland vs San Marino – ESPN3
3:45pm Belgium vs Macedonia – ESPN3
3:45pm Northern Ireland vs Israel – Sky Sports 3/HD, ESPN3
2:45pm Malta vs Italy – RAI Internazionale, ESPN3
4:00pm France vs Spain – ESPN2, Setanta Sports Australia, ESPN3, SBS One Australia, Sportsnet One,
4:00pm Montenegro vs England – GolTV USA, ESPN Deportes, Sportsnet World, ITV 1, ESPN3, ESPN Australia,
4:00pm Bolivia vs Argentina – beIN Sport en Español, Premier Sports,
5:00pm Ecuador vs Paraguay – beIN Sport USA, beIN Sport en Español
7:30pm Chile vs Uruguay – Setanta Sports Australia, beIN Sport en Español
8:00pm Venezuela vs Colombia – beIN Sport USA
10:00pm Panama vs Honduras – beIN Sport en Español
10:00pm Costa Rica vs Jamaica – beIN Sport USA
10:30pm Mexico vs USA – ESPN, Univision, ESPN3, Watch ESPN