Venezuela vs Argentina: Live stream, TV channel, team news and kick-off time for Copa America quarter-final game


ARGENTINA will look to qualify for the Copa America semi-final when they play Venezuela in Rio tonight.

The Argentines failed to impress in the group stage, only coming through in second after a 2-0 defeat to Colombia, a dismal 1-1 draw with Paraguay and a disjointed 2-0 win over Qatar.

Lionel Messi will look to find his best form as Argentina enter the knockout stages

Venezuela will be looking to their miserly defence to keep out Lionel Messi and co after coming second in a group containing Brazil, Peru and Bolivia and conceding just one goal.

What time does Venezuela vs Argentina kick off?

THIS quarter-final tie is set for Friday, June 28.

Kick-off is at 8pm BST – 4pm in Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires, and 3pm in Caracas.

This match will be played at the Maracana.

When the sides met in a friendly earlier this year, Venezuela recorded a shock 3-1 victory in Madrid.

Which TV channel is Venezuela vs Argentina on and can I live stream it?

YOU can catch this game live on Premier Sports 1.

Coverage will start at 7.45pm BST.

A subscription to Premier Sports costs £9.99/month.

The channel can be found on Sky 412 in HD and Virgin channel 551.

If you want to stream instead, sign up to the Premier Player from £9.99 which will allow you to watch wherever you are.

In Argentina, the match will be live on Television Publica Argentina, TYC Sports and DirecTV Sports.

For viewers in Venezuela, TVES, IVC and Venevision are the broadcasters.

Venezuela squad

Goalkeepers: Wuilker Farinez, Rafael Romo, Joel Graterol

Defenders: Roberto Rosales, Mikel Villanueva, Rolf Feltscher, John Chancellor, Yordan Osorio, Ronald Hernandez, Luis Mago

Midfielders: Tomas Rincon, Luis Manuel Seijas, Arquimedes Figuera, Jhon Murillo, Darwin Machis, Junior Moreno, Adalberto Penaranda, Yangel Herrera, Luis Gonzalez, Jefferson Savarino

Forwards: Salomon Rondon, Josef Martinez, Fernando Aristeguieta

Argentina squad

Goalkeepers: Franco Armani, Agustin Marchesin, Esteban Andrada

Defenders: Nicolas Otamendi, Ramiro Funes Mori, Marcos Acuna, Nicolas Tagliafico, German Pezzella, Renzo Saravia, Juan Foyth

Midfielders: Angel Di Maria, Roberto Pereyra, Giovani Lo Celso, Leandro Paredes, Rodrigo De Paul, Exequiel Palacios, Guido Rodriguez, Ivan Marcone

Forwards: Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero, Paulo Dybala, Lautaro Martinez, Matias Suarez


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