EURO 2016, Copa America Today: Ronaldo, Messi both in action

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Four games are coming your way on Tuesday with two games at EURO 2016 and two at Copa America Centenario.

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Group F takes center stage at EURO 2016 as the final two games of the opening round of group games takes place. Cristiano Ronaldo will be the main man for Portugal as he aims to push them towards their first-ever major title.

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In Copa America play Lionel Messi and Argentina finish off their group action, while Chile and Panama square off to make the quarterfinals.


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EURO 2016, Game 11: Austria vs. Hungary

When: Tuesday, 12 p.m. ET

Where: Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux, Bordeaux

Live updates: NBCSports.com

Austria were the co-hosts four years ago and this young squad has impressed since then as they breezed through qualifying. With Bayern Munich star David Alaba, Leicester’s Christian Fuchs and Stoke City’s Mark Arnautovic, they have a strong spine.  This is the first time Hungary have qualified for the European Championships since 1972 and they are relative unknowns. Let’s see how this goes but Austria will be the big favorites.


EURO 2016, Game 12: Portugal vs. Iceland

When: Tuesday, 3 p.m. ET

Where: Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, Saint-Etienne

Live updates: NBCSports.com

Enter, Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese captain and Real Madrid star will lead his side against plucky upstarts Iceland in Group F. The Icelandic national team boasts Gylfi Sigurdsson as their main attacking threat but surely Portugal has too much for them. Then again, Iceland shocked us time and time again in qualifying as they reached their first-ever major tournament.


Copa America, Game 23: Chile vs. Panama

When: Tuesday, 8 p.m. ET

Where: Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia

Live updates: NBCSports.com

A winner takes all encounter in Philly with a place in the quarterfinals on the line. If Chile wins or draw they’re in the last eight against Mexico but should Panama stun the 2015 Copa America champs and grab a win, they’ll join Argentina in making it out of Group D. Expect a tight, tense encounter but Chile will be the overwhelming favorites.


Copa America, Game 24: Argentina vs. Bolivia

When: Tuesday, 10 p.m. ET

Where: CenturyLink Field, Seattle

Live updates: NBCSports.com

With La Albiceleste already through to the quarterfinals  and all but securing top spot in Group D thanks to Lionel Messi’s genius, Gerardo Martino will likely rest plenty of starters for this encounter. Bolivia is already eliminated after that gut-wrenching last-gasp defeat to Chile on a 99th minute penalty kick. Argentina will face Venezuela in the quarterfinals if they, as expected, win Group D.