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Where to watch Spain vs Colombia live stream, TV channel, lineups, prediction for international friendly


Spain start their warm up for Euro 2024 with a friendly clash against Colombia in London on March 22.

La Roja will then take on Brazil on March 26, as part of their preparations for the tournament, with Luis de la Fuente making the final decisions on his squad for this summer.

After winning the UEFA Nations League in 2023, Spain are edging back towards the top of European football, and they will be looking to maintain an impressive recent run of form against Colombia.

The Sporting News looks at the key details ahead of this game, including how to watch it across the world, kickoff times and the latest lineup news.

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Why are Spain playing Colombia in the UK?

Premier League fans are used to seeing Spanish stars in action for English clubs but the national team playing in London as a ‘home’ team is a first.

The friendly against Colombia is part of a new sponsorship agreement between the Spanish FA (RFEF) and ticketing giant Stage Front and will be played at West Ham United’s London Stadium.

The arrangement is expected to see future Spain friendlies played abroad with the RFEF and Stage Front set to announce details before the end of 2024.

What time does Spain vs Colombia kick off?

This international friendly match takes place at the London Stadium in London, UK and kicks off on Friday, March 22 at 8:30 p.m. local time.

Here’s how that time translates across some of the major territories:

  Date Kickoff time
USA Fri, Mar. 22 4:30 p.m. ET
Canada Fri, Mar. 22 4:30 p.m. ET
UK Fri, Mar. 22 8:30 p.m. GMT
Australia Sat, Mar. 23 7:30 a.m. AEDT
India Sat, Mar. 23 2:00 a.m. IST

Spain vs Colombia live stream, TV channel

Here’s how to watch this international friendly match across selected areas of the world’s major regions:

Region TV Streaming
USA Fubo, ViX
Canada

DAZN

UK Viaplay UK
Australia Optus Sport
India


USA: This game can be streamed on Fubo with Spanish language options available on ViX. New subscribers to Fubo can currently sign up to a FREE trial.

Canada: This international friendly game streams live on DAZN.

UK: This match is available to stream on Viaplay UK.

Australia: Fans in Australia can stream this match live and on-demand on Optus Sport.

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Spain vs Colombia lineups, team news

De la Fuente is missing some key names in defence and could offer a debut to Barcelona teenager Pau Cubarsi in London. Fellow La Blaugrana stars Inigo Martinez, Ferran Torres and Gavi are missing through injury, but 16-year-old Lamine Yamal is included.

Spain predicted XI (4-3-3, right to left): Simon (GK) — Carvajal, Le Normand, Laporte, Grimaldo — Ruiz, Rodri, Merino — Olmo, Morata, Oyarzabal.

Spain subs (9): TBC

Colombia are preparing for the 2024 Copa America in June and head coach Nestor Lorenzo has called up Premier League trio Luis Diaz, Jefferson Lerma and Daniel Munoz.

Colombia predicted XI (4-3-3 right to left): Ospina (GK) — Mosquera, Fuentes, Lucumi, Munoz — Lerma, Arias, Rodriguez— Diaz, Borre, Cordoba.

Colombia subs (9): TBC

Spain vs Colombia prediction

Spain have lost just one of their 10 games since De la Fuente replaced Luis Enrique at the start of 2023 as they slipped in Glasgow back in March 2023. 

Colombia are unbeaten in their last 12 matches and will present a test for Spain ahead of their showdown with Brazil at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu next week.

Prediction: Spain 1-1 Colombia

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