France and Ukraine are duking it out in France with a World Cup berth on the line. Ukraine comes into this match with a 2-0 lead in the aggregate, but that was on their home turf.
“For most of us, it is the most important game in our careers,” Paris St Germain midfielder Blaise Matuidi said, via ESPN FC. “We all want to show something different to what we did on Friday. We have to be stronger in the battles and improve our technical quality.
“We have to play with heart, with guts, but with the head as well. We have to score but we cannot afford to let in a goal. We know we have the talent to do it but we have to show pride and passion.”
To advance means ending Ukrainian goalkeeper Andriy Pyatov’s run of eight straight clean sheets.
“The guys have been great. This sequence was possible due to their efforts,” Pyatov said. “When the goalkeeper is not beaten, the team has a better chance of winning. For me the main thing is the result of the team. It is more important to go to Brazil than to set records.”
Date: November 19
Start Time: 3:00 p.m. ET
Location: Saint-Denis La Plaine, France
Stadium: Stade de France
TV Info: TV5Monde, Univision Deportes
Live Stream: ESPN 3, or Watch ESPN App, Univision Deportes en Vivo
What is TV5Monde USA?
From Live Soccer TV:
TV5Monde is a french language channel broadcasting internationally. It is available in North American as a subscription based channel.
TV5Monde is available on the Dish Network in the USA on Channel 731 and on Verizon FiOS on Channel 1771. In Canada the Channel has been renamed to TV5 Quebec Canada but offers very similar programming. It is available on Bell TV on Channel 145 (SD) or Channel 864 (HD) and on Shaw Direct Cable on Channel 761 (SD).
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