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

Cristiano and Gareth, together again.

Wales v Belgium - Quarter Final: UEFA Euro 2016 Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images

Either Portugal or Wales are going to be playing for a European Championship trophy. Think on that for a second. In the group stages, both seemed like long-shots to advance: Portugal somehow escaped their group with three draws, and while Wales won their group with six points, nobody really expected them to make it this far.

Yet here we are. One of them will win today and will move on to the final on Sunday at the Stade de France. Their reward? Either France or Germany. No big thing.

There aren’t any Spurs players to support in this match unless you still claim Gareth Bale – Ben Davies is suspended for the semifinal due to yellow card accumulation. It does, however, pit Real Madrid superstar teammates Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo against each other, and that’s going to be fun.

Your open thread is below.

How to Watch

Portugal vs. Wales -- Lyon (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
Streaming: ESPN3/WatchESPN (USA), ITV Hub (UK)
Radio: BBC Radio 5Live, TalkSport

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