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World Cup Qualifying on Friday

Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal
In addition to the US Men’s match against Jamaica June 7th (beIN Sports, get thee to Ry-Mac’s), there are qualifying matches being played worldwide. ESPN3 has a large number of games scheduled for live streaming as well as an interesting matches they’ll show on ESPN. I’ve highlighted a few of the games being offered. For the entire list, visit Watch ESPN

ESPN WCQ matches
Time, Home, Away, Channel
11:30 AM, Latvia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, ESPN3
1:15 PM, Croatia, Scotland, ESPN3
1:30 PM, Albania, Norway, ESPN3
1:40 PM, Czech Republic, Italy, ESPN
1:45 PM, Belgium, Serbia, ESPN3
2:45 PM, Portugal, Russia, ESPN3
The final one is important as Russia hosts the 2018 World Cup and do not need to qualify. It would be a black eye if they are unable to advance to the 2014 World Cup. The Guardian looks at Fabio Capello’s work to ensure they advance.