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USA vs. Argentina 2016 live stream: game time, TV channels, and how to watch Copa America online

USA takes on mighty Argentina in Houston for a chance to play for the Copa America 2016 title.

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United States v Ecuador: Quarterfinal - Copa America Centenario Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images

You want a big Copa America match? Here’s a big Copa America match. The United States are two wins away from winning the Copa America Centenario, but in order to get to the finals they first have to get past an extremely formidable Argentina team.

Yes, Argentina: World Cup 2014 runners-up, top ranked national team in the world. Home country of Lionel Messi, Angel Di Maria, Gonzalo Higuain, Sergio Aguero, Javier Mascherano, Javier Pastore, and Nicolas Gaitan. You might have heard of a few of those guys.

More troubling is that USA will have to take them on without three of its starters: Jermaine Jones, Alejandro Bedoya, and Bobby Wood are all suspended for the match after picking up either accumulated yellows or red card in USA’s Round of 16 win over Ecuador. This would be a very tough out for USA even under the best of circumstances, and will be even tougher now.

Of course, even if you’re not a USA fan, there’s the Tottenham connection: Argentina has Spurs attacking midfielder Erik Lamela, who has had a very nice Euros in limited action, and USA welcomes right back DeAndre Yedlin back to the starting 11 after missing a game for picking up two yellows against Paraguay. Also, former Tottenham player Clint Dempsey will be the focal point of USA’s attack.

Here’s your open thread for the match!

Matches and how to watch

USA vs. Argentina: Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 9:00 p.m. (USA), 2:00 a.m. Sunday (UK)
Venue: NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas
TV: Fox Sports 1 (USA), Univision (USA - Spanish), Premier Sports (UK), Univision (Canada), beIN Sports (Australia), other listings at
Streaming: Fox Sports Go (USA - requires cable subscription), (USA - paid subscription), also (free 24-hour trial subscription)

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