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As 2010 nears an end, and the memories of the World Cup in South Africa grow more distant, international teams around the world are gathering together for one final run out this year. Forty-seven friendlies are on the schedule, including the U.S. national team's clash against South Africa (2pm, ESPN2).

Perhaps no other game has a higher profile than Brazil and Argentina, as the two sides meet in Doha, Qatar (12pm, ESPN2). Brazil's side is light on players from the failed World Cup campaign, and features the likes of Ronaldinho, Coutinho and Neymar. They'll go up against Argentine stars suchs as Lionel Messi, Angel Di Maria, Gonzalo Higuain and Diego Milito.

Two sets of European rivals will also clash, with England hosts France at Wembley. Fabio Capello is set to go with a very experimental lineup against Les Bleus. World Cup winner Spain travels to Lisbon to face Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal, while Sweden takes on Germany.

If you are watching today's action, please feel free to share your thoughts, opinions and some play-by-play in the comments section below (Today's TV Schedule is after the jump):


11am– Russia vs. Belgium

11am– Slovakia vs. Bosnia

11:30am– Croatia vs. Malta

11:30am– Finland vs. San Marino

12pm– Bulgaria vs. Serbia

12pm– Hungary vs. Lithuania

12pm– ESPN2/ Brazil vs. Argentina

2pm– ESPN2/ South Africa vs. USA

2:30pm– Switzerland vs. Ukraine

2:30pm– Luxembourg vs. Algeria

2:30pm– Poland vs. Ivory Coast

2:30pm– Romania vs. Italy

2:30pm– Sweden vs. Germany

2:30pm– Netherlands vs. Turkey

2:30pm– Austria vs. Greece

2:45pm– Ireland vs. Norway

2:45pm– Northern Ireland vs. Morocco

2:45pm- Slovenia vs. Georgia

3pm- Fox Soccer Channel- England vs. France

4pm- Portugal vs. Spain

8:30pm- GolTV- Panama vs. Honduras


  1. This just in: MLS is announcing a rebranding of the entire league in an attempt increase international credibility. Starting next season, America’s top-tier soccer league will be called “La Estadounian Bundesliga Primero A-1.” Additionally, the old MLB-and-NBA-inspired logo will be replaced by Clipit, the Microsoft Office Assistant.

  2. Uverse doesn’t have the US game listed on the guide even though ESPN shows it on their website. Frustrated that I can’t set the dvr.


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