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Poland vs. Portugal Euro 2016 live stream: game time, TV channels, and how to watch quarterfinals online

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Euro football is back! It’s Lewa vs. Cristiano.

Croatia v Portugal - Round of 16: UEFA Euro 2016 Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

European football is back! The quarterfinals of Euro 2016 kick off today in Marseille, France on the non-crazy side of the bracket, when Portugal square off against Poland.

Most people will probably think that Portugal will go as far as Cristiano Ronaldo will take them, and he’s been one of the stand-out performers in this tournament. But Poland has been quietly quite impressive this tournament, despite not really getting much out of Robert Lewandowski and squeaking past a Switzerland team that should be here in their place.

You get the feeling that this will be a match that will come down to one or two individual moments of brilliance, but with Belgium somewhat underachieving in the bottom half of the bracket, you might be forgiven for thinking that the winner here has a very good shot of making it to the final.

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How to Watch

Poland vs. Portugal -- Marseille (9 p.m. CET/3 p.m. ET)
TV: ESPN (USA), ESPN Deportes (USA - Spanish), ITV 1 (UK), TSN (Canada), beIn Sports (Australia), other countries at livesoccertv.com
Streaming: ESPN3/WatchESPN (USA), ITV Hub (UK)
Radio: BBC Radio 5Live, TalkSport

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