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Netherlands vs Belgium 2016 live stream: game time, TV channels, and how to watch international friendly online

It’s been a rough day. Let’s watch some Hotspurs.

Netherlands v Belarus - FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Hi, Spurs fans. It’s been quite a day, hasn’t it? Well, let’s take our minds off of world events and instead put our minds towards some world football.

It’s the international break, and perhaps the biggest match on today of interest to Tottenham Hotspur fans is the international friendly between the Netherlands, which features Vincent Janssen and Michel Vorm, and Belgium, whose squad includes Mousa Dembele and Jan Vertonghen.

We expect Janssen, Vertonghen, and Dembele to all feature at some level today. I don’t know yet about Vorm.

It’s a friendly, and these two teams are pretty familiar with each other. This is considered a warm-up for both clubs as they prepare for World Cup Qualifiers next week; Belgium hosts Estonia and the Netherlands travel to Luxembourg, both on Sunday.

Here’s your open thread for the match!

How to Watch

Date/time: Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 7:45 (UK), 2:45 p.m. ET (USA)
Venue: Philips Stadion, Eindhoven, Netherlands
TV: beIN Sports (USA), not televised (UK), beIN Sports (Canada), not televised (Australia), other listings at
Streaming: beIN Sports Connect (USA), (free 24 hour trial)

Match thread rules:

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Have fun, and COYS!