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Open Thread: Saturday Pre-Jet Lag Edition

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A few clubs are doing their last pre-World Cup tune up today, so why not sit down and watch with us?

"That's right, hide your shame Wayne."
"That's right, hide your shame Wayne."
Richard Heathcote

The English national team is in action today for one last pre-World Cup friendly, meaning the largest cadre of Liverpool players in the World Cup will be on the field today. Other than that, though, there's really not much going on from a Liverpool perspective; former Liverpool loanee Victor Moses will be part of the Nigeria side taking on the USA, but that's an era best left forgotten. There's also always a chance that Pepe Reina starts in goal for Spain, but other than contractually, is he even really a Liverpool player any more?

There are a few interesting matches today, though, so let's get to it.

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England v. Honduras
9:45PM BST/4:45PM EST
US TV: beIN Sports
UK TV: ITV 1
Online: beIN Sports Play, ITV Player

The English squad is in Miami, enjoying the sun and hoping that the weather there will be a good primer for what they'll face in Brazil. They're doing their last warmup against one of the weaker sides to make the World Cup, but Honduras should still provide an interesting opposition. Naturally, there should be plenty of Liverpool players involved, and as the Adam Lallana links still haven't gone away, some extra scouting on him can't hurt, right?

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United States v. Nigeria
11:00PM BST/6:00PM EST
US TV: ESPN
UK TV: BT Sport 2
Online: ESPN3/WatchESPN

The USMNT are having their sendoff from Jacksonville, taking on Nigeria as one last stern test before heading south. Fans will be hoping to see a glimpse of Jurgen Klinsmann's first choice squad and a better overall performance than we've seen in the last two friendlies, which were unconvincing in quality despite the wins. A win for Nigeria could give them a pretty good kick of momentum ahead of trying to battle their way out of a fascinating Group F matchup.

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El Salvador v. Spain
9:00PM BST/4:00PM EST
Online: beIN Sports Play

The defending World Cup champions are taking on a minnow and calling it a tuneup. At least it might give us a chance to see Spain not be dreadfully boring, but they'll probably manage it anyways. Might be interesting to see if Cesc Fabregas plays differently in light of all these rumors of him moving to Chelsea soon.

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Argentina v. Slovenia
7:45PM BST/2:45PM EST
US TV: beIN Sports
Online: beIN Sports Play

Lionel Messi is always fun to watch, and Argentina have put together a very interesting side to challenge for this World Cup. In any case, you know you want to watch Messi make guys look silly.

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Check out ESPNFC's live scores page for other matches the rest of the day, and LiveSoccerTV, which has a schedule along with live and repeat viewings on offer through legal providers. Check your local listings and the LiveSoccer schedule page to catch up, and feel free to talk about any and all of it below. Reminder that links to illegal streaming sites will be removed immediately and repeat offenders will be banned.