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Tottenham Hotspur vs. Juventus 2016 live stream: game time, TV channels, and how to watch International Champions Cup online

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TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR HAVE A REAL ACTUAL FOOTBALL MATCH TODAY GET EXCITED SQUEEEEEEEE

Tottenham Hotspur Press Conference & Training Session Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images

Oh boy oh boy oh boy! Tottenham Hotspur play the first of two matches against high profile European competition today in the International Champions Cup - Australia competition in Melbourne, Australia today. It represents the first time that fans of Tottenham will have the opportunity to see the 2016-17 squad live, and it's super exciting.

That's probably the best thing about it though. It's a friendly, and friendlies are about fitness and trying stuff in a pressure-free environment, not about beating your opponent. Tottenham left nearly all of their big name stars at home to get a few more days rest which stinks for us who were looking forward to seeing Harry Kane, Hugo Lloris, and Dele Alli at the Melbourne Cricket Grounds, but great news if you like watching fringe and/or young players try and impress their managers.

Still, Erik Lamela, Christian Eriksen, new signings Victor Wanyama and Vincent Janssen, and Son Heung-Min are all here, and it will probably give us an opportunity to see exciting youngsters like Josh Onomah, Dominic Ball, Harry Winks, and Marcus Edwards in action.

Juventus also didn't bring a full strength side, for probably the same reasons. Most of their players are young and/or fringe players. In short, don't expect scintillating football. But who cares? It's still Tottenham Hotspur football, and the season feels closer than ever.

COYS!

Lineups


How to Watch

Date/time: Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 8:00 p.m. (Melbourne), 6:00 a.m. ET (USA), 11:00 a.m. (BST)
Venue: ICC, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia
TV: ESPN Deportes (USA-Spanish), Sky Sports 1 (UK), TSN 4-5 (Canada), Nine Network (Australia), other listings at livesoccertv.com
Streaming: ESPN3 (USA), Sky Go (UK)
Radio: Audio typically streamed at tottenhamhotspur.com, also BBC Radio London and TalkSport

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