A look at some of the best days for soccer-watching in the U.S. while the Centennial Copa America and European Championship run concurrently (all times EDT):
Why to watch: Wales’ Gareth Bale. England begins its pursuit of its first major title in a half-century. Russia seeks to prove it can contend at its home World Cup in two years. The U.S. looks to advance to the knockout stage.
Albania vs. Switzerland, 9 a.m., ESPN
Wales vs. Slovakia, 12 p.m., ESPN
England vs. Russia, 3 p.m., ESPN
United States vs. Paraguay, 7 p.m., FS1
Colombia vs. Costa Rica, 9 p.m., FS2
Why to watch: Spain opens defense of its title. Sweden’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Belgium tries to prove it deserves its status as a favorite when it faces Italy in the Euro’s best group stage match.
Spain vs. Czech Republic, 9 a.m., ESPN
Ireland vs. Sweden, 12 p.m., ESPN
Belgium vs. Italy, 3 p.m., ESPN
Mexico vs. Venezuela, 8 p.m., FS1
Uruguay vs. Jamaica, 10 p.m., FS1
Why to watch: Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo, and two Copa America quarterfinals.
Belgium vs. Ireland, 9 a.m., ESPN
Iceland vs. Hungary, 12 p.m., ESPN
Portugal vs. Austria, 3 p.m., ESPN
Group D winner vs. Group C second place, 7 p.m., FX
Group C winner vs. Group D second place, 10 p.m., FX
Why to watch: Germany and Spain wrap up group stage play, and the first Copa America semifinal.
Northern Ireland vs. Germany, 12 p.m., ESPN
Ukraine vs. Poland, 12 p.m., ESPN2
Croatia vs. Spain, 3 p.m., ESPN
Czech Republic vs. Turkey, 3 p.m., ESPN2
Semifinal, 9 p.m., FS1
Why to watch: Ronaldo’s Portugal could be looking to clinch a spot in the knockout round. Ibrahimovic goes against Belgium’s injury-depleted defense. The second Copa America semifinal.
Hungary vs. Portugal, 12 p.m., ESPN
Iceland vs. Austria, 12 p.m., ESPN2
Italy vs. Ireland, 3 p.m., ESPN
Sweden vs. Belgium, 3 p.m., ESPN2
Semifinal, 8 p.m., FS1
Why to watch: Three round of 16 Euro games, followed by the Copa America final.
Group A winner vs. third-place team, 9 a.m., ESPN
Group C winner vs. third-place team, 12 p.m. ESPN
Group F winner vs. Group E runner-up, 3 p.m., ESPN
Final, 8 p.m., FS1
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