We’re now down to the business end of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa with the tournament’s knockout phase commencing tomorrow in the form of the Round of 16. To get you ready for the next four days of heart-pounding action, we’ve compiled a schedule of the U.S. television broadcasts and online coverage of the second stage of the World Cup.
All 8 matches of the Round of 16 of the World Cup tournament will be available in English on the networks of ESPN (ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC) and in Spanish on Univision and Telefutura. While a cable television subscription is required to view ESPN and ESPN2, ABC, Univision and Telefutura are available via free Over-the-air programming (OTA).
– ESPN Classic and ESPN2 will combine to re-air all 8 matches of the Round of 16 of the 2010 FIFA World Cup beginning Saturday, June 26th. Each match day, ESPN Classic and ESPN2 will present all of the matches played earlier in the day on ESPN starting at 6:00 PM ET. All matches shown on ESPN3.com will be available for on-demand viewing.
– Telefutura will re-broadcast the marquee matches of each match day at 7:00 PM Eastern for the duration of the World Cup.
All times shown are U.S. Eastern and reflect the start of the match broadcasts (including pre-games). Matches will kick-off 30 minutes after the start of the broadcasts.
|Date||Time (ET)||Network||Matchup||Site||Match #|
|Sat 6/26||9:30 a.m.||ESPN/ESPN360.com/Univision||Uruguay vs. South Korea||Port Elizabeth||49|
|2 p.m.||ABC/Univision||USA vs. Ghana||Rustenburg||50|
|Sun 6/27||9:30 a.m.||ESPN/ESPN360.com/Univision||England vs. Germany||Bloemfontein||51|
|2 p.m.||ABC/Univision||Argentina vs. Mexico||Johannesburg||52|
|Mon 6/28||9:30 a.m.||ESPN/ESPN360.com/Univision||Netherlands vs. Slovakia||Durban||53|
|2 p.m.||ESPN/ESPN360.com/Univision||Brazil vs. Chile||Johannesburg||54|
|Tue 6/29||9:30 a.m.||ESPN/ESPN360.com/Univision||Paraguay vs. Japan||Pretoria||55|
|2 p.m.||ESPN/ESPN360.com/Univision||Spain vs. Portugal||Cape Town||56|