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USA - Portugal kickoff moved to 6 PM ET

Per US Soccer's facebook page, FIFA has moved kickoff of the game in Manaus, because of the heat. A quick glance at the schedule, it looks like they moved all of the Manaus games to evening kickoffs.

No link, DGAF if Germans, because we're gonna whip their asses as soon as we finish with Portugal.


TN Bhoy
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because of the heat


IIRC, it gets WORSE in the Amazon at night.


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IIRC, it gets WORSE in the Amazon at night.


Don't care. Working Americans get to watch two out of three US group games.

ETA: Nevermid our second game (the one that the time was changed) is on a Sunday
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Sheep
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Don't care. Working Americans get to watch two out of three US group games.


The Portugal game was always on Sunday.

Anyway, I can't wait to see the ratings from two consecutive evening kickoffs.


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re: USA - Portugal kickoff moved to 6 PM ET
Yea, I didn't bother to check the dates until after my post


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Broski
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re: USA - Portugal kickoff moved to 6 PM ET
On a serious note, I really do think we have an advantage over Portugal (and Germany for that matter) due to the climate.


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re: USA - Portugal kickoff moved to 6 PM ET
This is why I really want to watch the Honduras France match.


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Wait For It...
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On a serious note, I really do think we have an advantage over Portugal (and Germany for that matter) due to the climate.


Just our MLS/Mexico players, or do you think that the WCQ games are enough to give our Euro players an advantage?

Just wondering what your thought was.


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On a serious note, I really do think we have an advantage over Portugal (and Germany for that matter) due to the climate.


We should have the training camp in the Everglades.


itawambadog
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re: USA - Portugal kickoff moved to 6 PM ET
It sucks that our game against Germany is mid week at noon.


Broski
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Just our MLS/Mexico players, or do you think that the WCQ games are enough to give our Euro players an advantage?

Just wondering what your thought was.


Obviously the climate in Brazil is worse than in the US, but many of our players started in the Florida or California academies, so they have dealt with heat & much more than those in Europe have.


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Sheep
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It sucks that our game against Germany is mid week at noon.


Already put in my vacation request. People here think I'm nuts.


itawambadog
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Already put in my vacation request. People here think I'm nuts.


Hope I am able to or atleast able to get a late lunch and catch the 2nd half at a bar


Sheep
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re: USA - Portugal kickoff moved to 6 PM ET
I can wait to watch a friendly. That shite ain't happening for a WC match.

I travel a little for work. I already told my boss he's welcome to send me somewhere.... but I'll be "occupied" in the middle of the day - no exceptions.


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glassman
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Already put in my vacation request. People here think I'm nuts.



Me too. If you are in town, we are going to THROW DOWN !!!!!!



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joey barton
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and Germany for that matter


I've been to the northeast coast of Brazil during their winter. It's pretty pleasant. Germany will be fine.


Bho
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Already put in my vacation request. People here think I'm nuts.



I'm not the only one?


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Broski
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re: USA - Portugal kickoff moved to 6 PM ET
Except it won't be Winter


joey barton
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Southern Hemisphere


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Sheep
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I've been to the northeast coast of Brazil during their winter. It's pretty pleasant. Germany will be fine.


Oh, everybody look at Mr. I've Been On An Airplane.










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