Spain vs Greece: how and where to watch - times, TV, online
All the info you need on how and where to watch Spain host Greece at Estadio Nuevo Los Cármenes (Granada) on 25 March at 3:45 p.m. ET / 8:45 p.m CET.
Spain will try to kick off their bid to qualify for the 2022 World Cup with a victory against Greece in Group B, at the Nuevo Los Cármenes stadium in Granada on Thursday.
The 2010 World Cup champions are favorites in the group to qualify for the tournament, while the Greek national team are hopeful of getting to the finals in Qatar, after missing out three years ago.
Spain, a solid team with Luis Enrique
Luis Enrique’s squad, who could rack up their 10th consecutive victory on home soil, are looking to qualify for the World Cup for the 12th time running, last failing to do so in 1974.
Spain, who also have the Eurocup and the Nations League semi-final with Italy to be played this year, are desperate to improve upon their recent performances at the world's most prestigious football tournament.
🏆 Fernando @Torres helped @SeFutbol win the #WorldCup and was among the finest finishers of his generation ⚽️— FIFA World Cup (@FIFAWorldCup) March 20, 2021
🎂 We hope 'El Niño' enjoys the last birthday on which he'll have fewer candles than Spain goals 🇪🇸pic.twitter.com/yc996fKf5q
In 2014 they failed to advance past the group stage, while four years later, Russia, the hosts of the tournament, knocked Spain out on penalties in the last-16.
Meanwhile, Dutch coach John van 't Schip's Greece side failed to qualify for the continental championships for the second time in a row. The were only able to win four of their 10 qualification matches in 2019.
Young star Pedri included in Spain squad
Brighton & Hove Albion's Robert Sánchez has earned his first call-up, but David de Gea will probably be the goalkeeper featuring in the lineup.
Íñigo Martínez and Diego Llorente could start in defence if Luis Enrique decides not to risk Sergio Ramos, who has had injury issues in the last weeks.
Rising Barcelona star Pedri has also been included in the squad for the first time, while Ferran Torres could once again be supporting in-form Álvaro Morata up front.
Fortounis, the main menace in the attack
As for Greece, Arsenal defender Dinos Mavropanos has been handed his first call-up, although Georgios Tzavellas and Kyriakos Papadopoulos are expected to be the ones featuring in the starting XI.
Kostas Fortounis, the team’s top scorer, will likely partner with Anastasios Bakasetas and Dimitris Limnios in the attack.
What time does the Spain vs Greece match start?
The 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier match between Spain and Greece will be played at the Estadio Nuevo Los Cármenes (Granada) and will kick off at 3:45 pm ET (20:45 local time, CET) on Thursday 25 March 2021.
That's 7:45 p.m. in the UK, and 12:45 p.m. PT.
Find out what time the match kicks off no matter where you are in the world.
Where can I watch Spain vs Greece?
No matter where you are on the planet, you can see what channel the Spain vs Greece match is available on here.
Spain: fuboTV España, TVE La 1.
Greece: Open TV, Cosmote Sport 1 HD.
United Kingdom: SKY GO Extra, Sky Sports Red Button.
United States: ESPN+, UniMás, TUDN USA, TUDN.com, Univision NOW, TUDN App.
Spain vs Greece: AS English live coverage
You can also follow our live text commentary, with all the key statistics, here on AS English. We will be building up to the match throughout the day before giving you a minute-by-minute account as it unfolds.
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