FOX Sports began its coverage of the first two rounds of the European qualifiers on Wednesday.
Continuing through to the end of the second round of matches on Tuesday, March 28, FOX Sports will air 20 qualifying matches and five friendly matches across FS1, FS2 and FOX Soccer Plus.
During this window, 26 qualifying matches and two friendly matches will stream exclusively on Fubo’s 24/7 sports network, Fubo Sports, as part of Fubo’s subscription packages featuring 125+ leading sports, news and entertainment channels.
The European qualifiers feature 53 national teams from across the continent, including France, England, Croatia, Italy, Belgium, Denmark, Portugal, Spain, Netherlands, Germany and more marquee UEFA member national teams, competing to secure one of 20 spots in next summer’s prestigious tournament for the European crown.
Some qualifying highlights
* Reigning UEFA EURO Champion Italy and England face off Thursday, March 23, on FS1. Fans of the Azzurri and Three Lions can tune in for live coverage starting at 3:30 PM ET. The following day, Friday, March 24, features Sweden vs. Belgium on FS1 beginning at 3:30 PM ET.
* The highly anticipated match between France and the Netherlands on Friday begins on Fubo at 3:45 p.m. ET. On Sunday, March 26, England and Ukraine headline the day’s matches kicking off at 12:00 PM ET on Fubo.
* France takes center stage vs. the Republic of Ireland on Monday, March 27, starting at 2:30 p.m. ET on FS1.
* To close out the competition, Scotland vs. Spain and Switzerland vs. Israel will begin on Fubo on Tuesday, March 28, at 3:35 p.m. ET.
Marquee matches on FS2 include Spain vs. Norway on Saturday, March 25, at 3:30 p.m. ET, Luxembourg vs. Portugal on Sunday, March 26, at 2:30 p.m. ET and a friendly between Germany and Belgium on Tuesday, March 28, at 2:30 p.m. ET.
Play-by-play announcer John Strong and match analyst Stu Holden serve as FOX Sports’ lead announce team for the European 1ualifiers on FS1. Additional commentator –analyst assignments for matches on FS1 include veteran play-by-play announcer JP Dellacamera with former U.S. men’s national team midfielders Cobi Jones, as well as play-by-play announcer Keith Costigan and former USMNT player Maurice Edu.
Analysts working studio coverage include lead studio analyst Alexi Lalas, Edu and Holden, in addition to hosts Rob Stone and Jenny Taft.
Fans streaming Fubo’s matches can get closer to the live action with the company’s proprietary interactive product features. Viewers can monitor scores and player/game stats across European Qualifier matches, in the same screen, with the FanView live stats feature. Fans on Apple TV also can watch up to four European Qualifier matches simultaneously – or up to two matches alongside FanView – with Fubo’s Multiview.