Russia and South Korea are the final two teams in the World Cup to play their first game. In fact, Brazil and Mexico will have already played twice before this game kicks off.
The Russians are considered the favorites to advance out of the group along side Belgium, but Russia’s Victor Fayzulin was quick to praise their opponents.
“I remember that I liked Korea’s national team,” Fayzulin said when recalling last year’s match up, via FIFA.com. “I liked the way they moved, I liked how sharp they were. They are disciplined. As a footballer, I find it hard to play against them. They are quick, small and sharp players.”
He’ll bet another up close look on Tuesday.
Want to watch this World Cup matchup but you’ll be away from home or need to stream it? There are several options to watch listed below based on your location and some extra information you might like before the game:
Date: Tuesday, June 17
Time: 6:00 p.m. ET/ (UK – 11:00 p.m. BST)
Venue: Arena Pantanal
Location: Cuiaba, Brazil
TV Info: ESPN, BBC One (UK), Univision (Spanish)
Radio Info: Sirius XM FC, BBC Radio 5 Live (UK)
Live Stream: Watch ESPN / BBC iPlayer (UK) / Univision Deporte en Vivo (Spanish)
The rest of schedule for Group E of the 2014 World Cup:
Sunday, June 22
Belgium vs. Russia, 11:30 a.m. ET (ABC)
South Korea vs. Algeria, 2:30 p.m. ET (ABC)
Thursday, June 26
South Korea vs. Belgium, 3:30 p.m. ET (ESPN)
Algeria vs. Russia, 3:30 p.m. ET (ESPN2)
Monday, June 30
Round of 16, 1G vs. 2H, 3:30 p.m. ET (ESPN)
Tuesday, July 1
Round of 16, 1H vs. 2G, 3:30 p.m. ET (ESPN)